[libdispatch-dev] linux port

Robert Watson robert at fledge.watson.org
Fri Sep 25 03:04:00 PDT 2009

On Tue, 15 Sep 2009, Dennis Schafroth wrote:

> Yes, I am also working on a linux port, also on F11. There will be a lot of 
> work due to heavy usage of kevent and mach ports/messages. Robert have 
> pointed at libevent as a portable solution.

I've started taking a look at this -- for Linux lack of mach ports/messages 
shouldn't be a problem, as I have those either disabled or replaced by 
portable substitutes (such as mach semaphores -> POSIX semaphores).  However, 
libdispatch makes heavy use of kqueue and a substitute will have to be 
identified.  Ideally, one that doesn't leave libdispatch in a giant mess :-).


> cheers,
> Dennis Schafroth
> On 15/09/2009, at 22.33, Chris Pardy wrote:
>> Hello Everybody I'm Chris Pardy.
>> I'm looking to compile libdispatch (userspace) on linux (fc 11). Is anybody 
>> else on the list working on this?
>> 'Pardy
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