[Haskell-cafe] Will GHC finally support epoll in 2009?
greenspan.levi at googlemail.com
Wed Dec 31 14:42:39 EST 2008
Ticket #635 "Replace use of select() in the I/O manager with
dates back from 2005. Now its 2009 and GHC can handle hundreds of
thousands of threads, yet having more than 1024 file descriptors open
is still impossible. This limitation is a real bottle neck and
prevents some cool developments on server side, like scalable comet
servers. Instead others (e.g. Erlang guys) post stories about how they
achived 1 million comet users (cf.
Hence my question - is it likely that GHC will support epoll in 2009?
Cheers and happy new year!
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