Re: [rfc] epoll interface change and glibc bits ...
Dan Kegel (email@example.com)
Mon, 18 Nov 2002 14:21:55 -0800
>> epoll does hook f_op->poll() and hence uses the asm/poll.h bits.
> It does today. We are talking about "you promise that this will be the
> case ever after or we'll cut your head off". I have no idea why you're
> so reluctant since you don't have to maintain any of the user-level
> bits. And it is not you who has to deal with the fallout of a change
> when it happens.
> If epoll is so different from poll (and this is what I've been told frmo
> Davide) then there should be a clear separation of the interfaces and
> all those arguing to unify the data types and constants better should
> rethink there understanding.
epoll is not really that different from poll, is it?
It delivers edge-triggered versions of the same events poll uses.
Or is there something epoll does I'm not aware of?
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