[quagga-dev 3148] Re: [PATCH] non-blocking I/O from client daemons to zebra

Andrew J. Schorr aschorr at telemetry-investments.com
Sun Apr 10 21:05:55 BST 2005


On Sun, Apr 10, 2005 at 08:29:55PM +0100, Paul Jakma wrote:
> One thing I was pondering on experimenting with was to have 'child' 
> threads - take advantage of COW fork behaviour all OSes have had for 
> donkeys year for 'information dump' type commands. Have such commands 
> fork and have the parent simply deal with reading in from child and 
> writing out to socket - the child could block too :).

That sounds like it could be a clever solution to this problem.

> But other things first.

Yes, I'm curious to know whether my patch solves the bgpd/zebra blocking
problem.  Let me know if I should go ahead and commit.

Regards,
Andy



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