Linux & memcached

Perrin Harkins
17 Oct 2003 17:45:06 -0400

On Fri, 2003-10-17 at 17:31, Anatoly Vorobey wrote:
> 6. libevent 0.7b introduced a new 'rtsig' notification method for linux; 
> rtsig stands for real-time signals. However, it's buggy (not the OS
> support for real-time signals, but libevent's wrappers); it 
> doesn't really work yet, and for that reason it's not even compiled in 
> by default when libevent 0.7b builds, you have to specifically request 
> it if you want it.

FYI, I've been using a binary that Brad built that seems to select rtsig
when I boot an unpatched 2.4 kernel.  Performance is on par with epoll,
although I imagine that epoll may offer better scalability.

- Perrin