[svlug] select/poll and EOF
steve at itsage.com
Fri Aug 15 00:51:29 PDT 2003
It's not really that bad - nice thing about it, is it can simplify things -
no messy FD mask calculations, no worrying about multiple selectors
becoming available at once, etc etc. If you've done any event driven
programming, the callbacks are straightforward. As they appear to be part
of the POSIX recommendations, it should even be portable :-) This method
was used extensively on 'Stratus' super-mini's and worked very nicely.
The 'FAM' stuff Scott mentions sounds pretty cool as well - though, that
sounds like an event driven approach too.
Anyway, hope you find something you like to solve the problem...
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