libevent looping

Niels Provos
Wed, 17 Sep 2003 17:57:29 -0400

On Wed, Sep 17, 2003 at 02:32:28PM -0700, Brad Fitzpatrick wrote:
> We've been running a new build of memcached with your patch to libevent's
> epoll support, and I must say it's a lot better.  We've had no run-away
> processes since then.  You should release a new version of libevent.
That is great news.  I am glad to hear that.  I will try to release
a new version, the idea was that the next version would also include
Windows support.

> BTW, we also added a debugging section to epoll_dispatch in libevent, to
> log 'what' if '!which', thinking that was the problem before.  Over all
> our machines running this app, that condition was only hit once, with
> what=8 (EPOLLERR).  Does that need to be handled, or is it safe to ignore?
That might need to be handled.  I need to look into the reason for
this error code and what can be done about it.