scalable network architectures (was RE: [Mono-list] Mono fitn ess for ircd project)

Marsh, Drew
Mon, 3 Jun 2002 20:10:46 -0400

Matt Liotta [ <> ] wrote:

> Real-time signals completely
> get rid of the process of looking for sockets that a ready. 
> Instead the kernel notifies you of which sockets are ready 
> using a signal. With proper kernel support real-time signals 
> should provide the most scalable network architecture.

This sounds analgous to aynchronous I/O completion ports on Windows. Can any
linux/windows cross platform devs verify this?