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Re: [Bug-gnulib] Module: poll

From: Bruno Haible
Subject: Re: [Bug-gnulib] Module: poll
Date: Mon, 10 Feb 2003 20:17:06 +0100 (CET)

Paolo Bonzini writes:
> The attached files implement the poll(2) system call based on select.  Is it
> ok, or is there anything I should fix in the implementation before writing
> the autoconf tests

gnulib is the right place for such an emulation, because poll(2) is a
more efficient API than select(2) when the process has a large number
of open file descriptors.

Before putting it in, it would be good if you would
  - check / compare with glibc/sysdeps/unix/bsd/poll.c,
  - use GNU indentation style.


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