non-blocking disk I/O

christopher at christopher at
Sat Feb 26 20:48:42 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
> Linux::AIO module.

Ah I see.  I'm not a perl programmer myself.

Thanks for the info by the way.  I've written my own proxy in C++ that is
very similar to perlbal although my focus is a bit different.  I was just
seeing what ideas I could glean from your experience perlbal.


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