Bachelor thesis - tevent

Jakub Hrozek jhrozek at
Wed Nov 28 02:26:13 MST 2012

On Sun, Nov 25, 2012 at 09:19:19PM +0100, Volker Lendecke wrote:
> On Sun, Nov 25, 2012 at 06:23:11PM +0100, Koňař David wrote:
> > I'm working on a bachelor thesis about tevent event system under
> > supervision of Red Hat branch in Brno. One of its parts is to create
> > a tutorial for tevent.
> > 
> > Right now I'm at the beginning of my work and I would like to ask
> > you if there are some important parts in tevent which I should pay
> > extra attention?
> Tevent as such is "just" another event library similar to
> libevent or libev or many others. It has two additional
> twists: It is based on talloc, and it can pass on the
> siginfo signal information. Beyond that's there is not
> really much that it adds.
> The piece that makes a difference is the tevent_req API.
> This enables composable async sequences of events to be
> coded in C relatively easy. See
> for a
> quick overview, and source3/winbind/*.c for a lot of
> examples how it is used.
> With best regards,
> Volker Lendecke

I think I had an audio recording of your SambaXP talk on tevent a while
ago. It was only audio, though, no slides or video. Was there any more
recording of that talk? Maybe that would be helpful to David.

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