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From Dean Gaudet <dgau...@arctic.org>
Subject Re: [PATCH] select-thread-hybrid-01.patch
Date Mon, 17 May 1999 17:40:54 GMT


On Mon, 17 May 1999, Ralf S. Engelschall wrote:

> 
> In article <Pine.LNX.3.96dg4.990517091915.20744x-100000@twinlark.arctic.org> you
wrote:
> 
> > [...]
> > Get and build bind-8.x (I'm using bind-8.2).  You want the wonderful
> > eventlib which the ISC folks have written for us, and released under a
> > BSD-style license.  This is a convenient select/poll wrapper which
> > provides timer and fd events.  Paul's comments say he had inputs from lots
> > of folks -- including the X folks... so I'm guessing Jim Gettys' comments
> > were taken into account... and so I'm just trusting the code rather than
> > looking at it.
> > [...]
> 
> Oh, yes. The eventlib is a _really_ nice library. I've taken over some it's
> API ideas for my non-preemtive scheduler library. And I've some time ago
> extracted it out of BIND 8.2 and made it stand-alone (the version in the BIND
> 8.2 distribution depends on some other stuff in the tree, etc), wrote a little
> test program, added GNU Autoconf layer, etc. 
> 
> From my CHANGES entry:
> 
>   Changes made by RSE:
>   - derived from BIND 8.2's src/lib/isc/
>   - merged with heap.[ch], assertions.[ch] and list.h
>   - removed references to BIND's port_*.h stuff
>   - completely reindented the source code
      ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^

dude!  why?  Now we can't inherit patches from the isc! 

But somehow I knew you would extract it out of bind so I wasn't worried
about using it ;) 

Dean

>   - made egcc -Wxxx clean
>   - written an ev_test.c
>   - written a Makefile
>   - added GNU Autoconf environment for pselect() stuff
> 
> When you're interested in this stand-alone version, contact me.
> 
>                                        Ralf S. Engelschall
>                                        rse@engelschall.com
>                                        www.engelschall.com
> 


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