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From: Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>
To: "Christopher Kings-Lynne" <chriskl(at)familyhealth(dot)com(dot)au>
Cc: pgsql-committers(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: pgsql-server/ /configure /configure.in rc/incl ...
Date: 2003-03-06 04:19:16
Message-ID: 12400.1046924356@sss.pgh.pa.us (view raw or flat)
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"Christopher Kings-Lynne" <chriskl(at)familyhealth(dot)com(dot)au> writes:
> It's supposed be a whole heap faster - there is no polling involved...

I looked into this more.  AFAICT, the scenario in which kqueue is
said to be faster involves watching a large number of file
descriptors simultaneously.  Since libpq is only watching one
descriptor, I don't see the benefit of adopting kqueue ...

			regards, tom lane

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