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

Sam Hartman hartmans at MIT.EDU
Tue Aug 23 18:13:15 EDT 2011

>>>>> "Tom" == Tom Yu <tlyu at MIT.EDU> writes:

    Tom> Sam Hartman <hartmans at MIT.EDU> writes:
    >> I agree with Simo.  Please bundle something, do not create your
    >> own.  Supporting things beyond select is quite important; you
    >> need something that does more than 1024 fds at a minimum.

    Tom> But is needing more than 1024 file descriptors realistic for a
    Tom> KDC or kadmind?

Yes, a KDC could have more than 1024 TCP connections.
Rare but possible.

    >> But really, you actually want a real event library.  Pick one of
    >> the many options you have.
    >> My preference is libevent, but I'm happy with whatever.

    Tom> After some discussion and research, it seems that the authors
    Tom> of libev have made it relatively easy to embed, and it also
    Tom> seems smaller than libevent.

Works for me.

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