Re: O_ASYNC question

From: William Lee Irwin III (
Date: Wed Jun 26 2002 - 16:11:22 EST

On Tue, Jun 25, 2002 at 11:30:52AM -0500, Amos Waterland wrote:
> The man page for fcntl() says:
> If you set the O_ASYNC status flag on a file descriptor (either by
> providing this flag with the open(2) call, or by using the F_SETFL
> command of fcntl), a SIGIO signal is sent whenever input or output
> becomes possible on that file descriptor.

Not done for files and you need fsetown() for sockets and tty's.

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