DBus and epoll

Marcel Holtmann marcel at holtmann.org
Mon Oct 25 07:14:03 PDT 2010

Hi Will,

> > Yes, I meant the dbus-daemon. When it is serving the session or the 
> > system bus it can have quite a lot of file descriptors to poll.
> I don't think there's any real reason why the daemon doesn't use epoll 
> (if available), other than no-one having implemented it. It'd be 
> interesting to see if it does make a difference.

and if this becomes a real problem, then looking strongly into a kernel
based D-Bus daemon seems also one way to improve things here.



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