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From Dirk-Willem van Gulik <di...@covalent.net>
Subject Re: Comments on accept-mutex/single-listen patch ??
Date Thu, 30 Aug 2001 20:54:02 GMT


On Wed, 29 Aug 2001, Jim Jagielski wrote:

> Jeff Trawick wrote:
> >
> > how would it not work?  fubar kernel?
>
> The trick would be in it *working*... NONE implies no mutexing
> at all, even for multiple listeners. And *that's* the exception.

In some environments - for example with a clever linux or freebsd kernel
it may may perfect sense - i.e. if you can be sure that the kernel
has enough (filtering/sense) to take care of this.

But yes - do this in the wrong environment and you shoot yourself in the
foot. But  then again pick the wrong Accept method and you do the same !

Dw


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