[LAD] Writing to an eventfd from a realtime thread

Tim Goetze tim at quitte.de
Wed Sep 24 12:39:22 UTC 2014

[William Light]
>I'm avoiding blocking, of course, but I'm also worried about the
>potential scheduling implications of jumping into kernel-mode and back,
>and also the potential non-determinism of system call execution time.
>Are these things I should actually worry about?

I've been using pipes for message-passing the way Clemens mentioned in
realtime MIDI and audio threads for years without ever experiencing any
scheduling or blocking problems.

Cheers, Tim

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