Linux AIO WAS Re: new Perl library - Protocol::DBus

Felipe Gasper felipe at
Sat Nov 17 19:12:14 UTC 2018

> On Nov 17, 2018, at 12:10 PM, L A Walsh <dbus at> wrote:
> On 10/2/2018 8:10 PM, Felipe Gasper wrote:
>>> On Oct 2, 2018, at 6:57 PM, Lawrence D'Oliveiro wrote:
>>>    Does Perl have an equivalent to Python’s asyncio API
>>> <>?
>> I’ve not used it, but this might suit:
>> Protocol::DBus isn’t quite I/O-agnostic (the need to do SCM_CREDENTIALS kills that), but it should work with this or pretty much any other I/O scheme.
> There's also package IO::AIO.
> It has all of the standard perl file calls with 'aio_' in front of them,
> like:
> aio_move $srcpath, $dstpath, $callback->($status)

Additionally, Linux::Perl (also my module) implements the kernel’s AIO mechanism. This is a fundamentally different approach from the more commonly-used POSIX AIO logic.


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