threads and VMS [Re: dce/rpc "client" api]

Luke Kenneth Casson Leighton lkcl at
Fri Aug 25 04:54:20 GMT 2000

On Thu, 24 Aug 2000, Martin Kuhne wrote:

> Async I/O is available in the Win32 API. Check ReadFile(),
> GetQueuedCompletionStatus() and friends for details. In kernel mode you can
> have actual callbacks. Hardly surprising since NT has a VMS background :)
> This lets you move on from a one thread per client to a basically one worker
> thread per CPU architecture. 

that was the intention behind this proposal, yes.


interesting.  PostQueuedCompletionStatus(), CreateIOCompletionPort() -
looks exactly like what chris f. was talking about.

thx martin.

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