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Date: -- (:)
From: Bardur Arantsson <spam@s...>
Subject: Re: async networking
Gerd Stolpmann wrote:
> Maybe you interested in my equeue library for multiplexing I/O. There is
> now a lot of code using equeue (HTTP client, FTP client, RPC
> implementation), so I think it is very stable.
> 
> http://www.ocaml-programming.de/programming/equeue.html
> 

If you want ease of use and all-round stability I can also recommend
Gerd's Equeue. However, if you want very high-performance networking
you'd be better off with something closer to the metal, i.e. something
like a libevent wrapper combined with a memory-mapped ring buffer to
avoid unnecessary copying and minimize the costs associated with string
allocation and GC. I have developed a highly efficient ring buffer 
library (ocaml-rbuffer) which can be downloaded at

    http://www.imada.sdu.dk/~bardur/personal/45-programs/index.html

Cheers,

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Bardur Arantsson
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