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Re: [Chicken-users] Pipe and thread problem

From: Peter Bex
Subject: Re: [Chicken-users] Pipe and thread problem
Date: Wed, 24 Oct 2012 09:32:35 +0200
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On Wed, Oct 24, 2012 at 03:21:15AM -0400, Felix wrote:
> > Anyone with a better understanding of Chicken's internals able to
> > comment on which cases poll() is called and how the timeout value is
> > selected?
> poll(2) is not used in the runtime system.

I think some libcs might implement select() in terms of poll?
In that case, poll is what you'd see in a syscall trace.

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