[Python-ideas] An alternate approach to async IO

Richard Oudkerk shibturn at gmail.com
Wed Nov 28 23:52:49 CET 2012

On 28/11/2012 10:40pm, Trent Nelson wrote:
>      And compare that with the ultimate performance killer of a single
>      thread that periodically calls GetQueuedCompletionStatus when it's
>      ready to process some IO, and you can see how strange it would seem
>      to take that approach.  You're getting all the complexity of IOCP
>      and overlapped IO with absolutely none of the benefits.

BTW, GetQueuedCompletionStatusEx() lets you dequeue an array of messages 
instead of working one at a time.


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