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Date:	Mon, 5 Feb 2007 17:23:36 +0300
From:	Evgeniy Polyakov <johnpol@....mipt.ru>
To:	Andrew Morton <akpm@...l.org>
Cc:	David Miller <davem@...emloft.net>,
	Ulrich Drepper <drepper@...hat.com>,
	Andrew Morton <akpm@...l.org>, netdev <netdev@...r.kernel.org>,
	Zach Brown <zach.brown@...cle.com>,
	Christoph Hellwig <hch@...radead.org>,
	Chase Venters <chase.venters@...entec.com>,
	Johann Borck <johann.borck@...sedata.com>,
	linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org, Jeff Garzik <jeff@...zik.org>,
	Jamal Hadi Salim <hadi@...erus.ca>,
	Ingo Molnar <mingo@...e.hu>, linux-fsdevel@...r.kernel.org
Subject: Re: [take35 0/10] kevent: Generic event handling mechanism.

On Thu, Feb 01, 2007 at 01:12:30PM +0300, Evgeniy Polyakov (johnpol@....mipt.ru) wrote:
> 
> Generic event handling mechanism.
> 
> Kevent is a generic subsytem which allows to handle event notifications.
> It supports both level and edge triggered events. It is similar to
> poll/epoll in some cases, but it is more scalable, it is faster and
> allows to work with essentially eny kind of events.
> 
> Events are provided into kernel through control syscall and can be read
> back through ring buffer or using usual syscalls.
> Kevent update (i.e. readiness switching) happens directly from internals
> of the appropriate state machine of the underlying subsytem (like
> network, filesystem, timer or any other).
> 
> Homepage:
> http://tservice.net.ru/~s0mbre/old/?section=projects&item=kevent
> 
> Documentation page:
> http://linux-net.osdl.org/index.php/Kevent
> 
> Consider for inclusion.
> 
> P.S. If you want to be removed from Cc: list just drop me a mail.
> 
> Changes from 'take34' patchset:
>  * Ported to the 2.6.20-rc7 (9be5b038b1c9d1927c367bf91683458e10d5d4eb) tree.

Is there some progress?
Some things to be implemented, described or discussed?

Thank you.

-- 
	Evgeniy Polyakov
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