Re: RFC: poll change

David S. Miller (
Tue, 14 Aug 2001 17:23:33 -0700 (PDT)

From: Andrea Arcangeli <>
Date: Wed, 15 Aug 2001 02:16:48 +0200

> The current code can actually improve performance, avoiding needlessly
> scanning fd==-1 entries.

you assume the entries above max_fds are set to -1, while strictly
speaking they don't need to.

Right, this was my core misunderstanding, see my most
recent mail.

David S. Miller
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