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Re: [libvirt] Raising events for testing



>There is - it involves using gnulib. But that is only for C and C++ - I
>have no idea how this translates over to C#

So if I understand well, are you saying that if I use gnulib windows version via C# (pinvoke, this kind of magic) I will have access to poll function ?

Intersting, I'll take a look. I hope gnulib if published via a dll under windows, if so, I'm pretty sure I can use it with C#

regards

Arnaud



De: "Eric Blake" <eblake redhat com>
Envoyé: lundi 31 janvier 2011 19:37
A: arnaud champion devatom fr
Objet: Re: [libvirt] Raising events for testing


On 01/30/2011 05:21 AM, arnaud champion devatom fr wrote:
> Hi,
>
> One thing I need to understand, in the callback python or c samples, the
> fileDescriptor is on a socket or on a pipe ?

Libvirt uses gnulib to guarantee that poll() works on file descriptors;
all socket operations are magically mapped by gnulib to behave like file
descriptors, so that you don't have to worry about the (less-useful)
restrictions of windows poll() only working on sockets.

>> Okay I have understand the use and mean of poll (pollfd...
>> bla...bla...bla...)
>> I have also discover that there is no Win32 equivalent which work with
>> a file descriptor (unix way...).

There is - it involves using gnulib. But that is only for C and C++ - I
have no idea how this translates over to C#.

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Eric Blake eblake redhat com +1-801-349-2682
Libvirt virtualization library http://libvirt.org




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