[RFC][PATCH] krb5 => libverto main loop

Volker Lendecke Volker.Lendecke at sernet.de
Tue Aug 23 09:44:21 EDT 2011

On Tue, Aug 23, 2011 at 09:23:06AM -0400, Tom Yu wrote:
> Simo Sorce <simo at redhat.com> writes:
> > Just bundle an existing one, don't NIH please.
> Which one would you recommend bundling?  It looks like the smallest
> event loop library might be libev, but I haven't done a thorough
> comparison.
> Also, it's not NIH; I want something minimal that won't cause us much
> additional maintenance overhead if we bundle it.  As far as I can
> tell, all other portable event loop libraries have more dependencies,
> support multiple kernel file descriptor monitoring interfaces, etc.
> By choosing a single interface -- probably select(), or poll() if we
> believe that poll() is better and that nobody who wants to build our
> code from source needs to build on a system that lacks poll() -- we

poll with the required set of features is easy to emulate on
top of select. Samba has a LGPLv2 emulation in for example


and I'm sure that it's easy to either find a MIT licensed
one or just rewrite it.


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