Day: 6 February 2018

Linux – IO Multiplexing – Select vs Poll vs Epoll

One basic concept of Linux (actually Unix) is the rule that everything in Unix/Linux is a file. Each process has a table of file descriptors that point to files, sockets, devices and other operating system objects. Typical system that works with many IO sources has an initializaion phase and then enter some kind of standby […]

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