Re: manipulating sigmask from filesystems and drivers

From: Roman Zippel (
Date: Thu Aug 01 2002 - 16:15:36 EST


On Thu, 1 Aug 2002, Linus Torvalds wrote:

> Go read the standards. Some IO is not interruptible.

Which standard? Which "some IO"?
Some programs rely on interruptable IO, e.g. to implement timeouts.
/me is confused.

bye, Roman

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