[fpc-devel] Linux Signals

Andrew Brunner andrew.t.brunner at gmail.com
Sun Jan 2 02:48:26 CET 2011

Thanks Marco.  I hope to get kqueue under darwin implemented shortly.
But Linux was after Windows.  Apple can wait.

On Sat, Jan 1, 2011 at 7:26 PM, Marco van de Voort <marcov at stack.nl> wrote:
> In our previous episode, Andrew Brunner said:
>> proven methods under Linux.  I wonder if epoll was ever brought into
>> Darwin...  I did notice Apple making a quiet exit out of the Server
>> market.
> As said, BSDs (and afaik Darwin too) use kqueue/kevent. (kevent is e.g. for
> directory notifications).
> Afaik kqueue is largely equivalent to epoll in functionality (and some
> people  call it slightly more elegant even).
> Note that this is all written in the first paragraph of the urls that you
> quote ( http://daniel.haxx.se/docs/poll-vs-select.html ) :-)
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