non-blocking disk I/O
marksmith at danga.com
Sat Feb 26 20:33:47 PST 2005
Linux::AIO is a Perl module that lets you do asynchronous I/O by having
child processes do it.
So yes, we do it via child processes. But it's all encapsulated in the
On Sat, Feb 26, 2005, christopher at baus.net wrote:
> Ok one more question. The docs for perlbal say it does non-blocking disk
> I/O. I didn't think most Unix OSes, including Linux, supported
> non-blocking disk I/O. Squid, for example, gets around this by using
> either separate threads or processes to do disk I/O. How does perlbal
> solve this?
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