Re: epoll (was Re: [PATCH] async poll for 2.5)

From: Charles 'Buck' Krasic (
Date: Wed Oct 23 2002 - 12:49:19 EST

Dan Kegel <> writes:

> Davide Libenzi <> wrote:

> I may be confused, but I suspect the async poll being proposed by
> Ben only delivers absolute readiness, not changes in readiness.

> I think epoll is worth having, even if Ben's AIO already handled
> networking properly.

> - Dan

Can someone remind me why poll is needed in the AIO api at all?

How would it be used?

-- Buck

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