[Haskell-cafe] Optimizing a high-traffic network architecture

Ketil Malde ketil.malde at bccs.uib.no
Fri Dec 16 00:34:23 EST 2005

Einar Karttunen <ekarttun at cs.helsinki.fi> writes:

> To matters nontrivial all the *nix variants use a different
> more efficient replacement for poll.

> Solaris has /dev/poll
> *BSD (and OS X) has kqueue
> Linux has epoll

Since this is 'cafe, here's a page has some performance testing of


> Thus e.g. not all linux machines will have epoll.

It is present in 2.6, but not 2.4?

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