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Re: [Chicken-hackers] poll(2) with chicken: works - sort of

From: Jörg F . Wittenberger
Subject: Re: [Chicken-hackers] poll(2) with chicken: works - sort of
Date: 14 May 2012 21:33:28 +0200

To summarize: at least the select interface should be kept
around.  Either as cond-expand compile time choice or
via modules to load.

Also I wonder how broadly applicable the claims of performance
gains actually are and how much is just folklore.  Assuming
that often enough the implementation of one interface
will just relay on the other one, I'd guess mileage may vary
from system to system.


On May 14 2012, John Cowan wrote:

Christian Kellermann scripsit:

Also a question to others: Do we have a supported system that is know
for not providing poll()?

Haiku's network documentation is nonexistent, but BeOS definitely did
not document poll() if it supported it at all.  Someone close to the
ground needs to check.

Win32 has no poll(), so it has to be emulated using select(). claims to be such an emulator; of course it inherits the problems of select(), but at least presents the correct interface. Note that Cygwin does have poll().

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