[Dovecot] BSD people, please test kqueue changes

Timo Sirainen tss at iki.fi
Thu Aug 17 13:21:14 EEST 2006

On Thu, 2006-08-17 at 08:36 +0200, Geert Hendrickx wrote:
> On Thu, Aug 17, 2006 at 12:45:46AM +0300, Timo Sirainen wrote:
> > Hmm.. Wonder if this is a valid event actually. Maybe the whole call
> > should be removed, since it's possible that this happens if an I/O
> > handler calls io_remove() for a fd that's already in the returned events
> > list. I couldn't reproduce this doing the same with epoll code though.
> > 
> > So.. What if you just comment out the i_panic() call in the end of
> > ioloop-kqueue.c, does it work then?
> Yes, then of course it keeps running (in a non-production environment).  

I think it might just as well have not worked at all then anyway :)

Also if you now trace all of Dovecot's processes, do they show that
they're nicely waiting in kevent() syscall, or is it doing lots of
kevent() calls constantly? I guess that should also increase its CPU
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