Interpreter change

John M McIntosh johnmci at
Mon Apr 17 21:30:37 UTC 2006

For some reason lost in time, it's called only in


I do think here if you want a specialized call to process socket  
events what about a flag aioPollNeeded and set that to true, then  
check for that in checkForInterrupts()
Otherwise  you end up with ioProcessEvents() being called say oh  
10,000 a second if there are lots of socket events happening? and  
just because ioProcessEvents() handles
sockets doesn't mean it might be doing other things which are  
assuming a low calling rate.

On 17-Apr-06, at 2:19 PM, Andreas Raab wrote:

> John M McIntosh wrote:
>> ioProcessEvents() is a null call on os-x.
>> you have some other magic you are expecting it to do?
> How do you deal with sockets? I thought you were using the Unix  
> socket code which relies on aio* and which is commonly called in  
> ioProcessEvents. If not there, where *do* you call it? ;-)
> Cheers,
>   - Andreas

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