On Sat, 17 May 2003 23:14:47 +0900, ts wrote:

> svg% man select
> [...]
>        Three independent sets of descriptors are  watched.   Those  listed  in
>        readfds will be watched to see if characters become available for read-
>        ing (more precisely, to see if a read will not block - in particular, a
>        file  descriptor  is also ready on end-of-file), those in writefds will
>        ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
> [...]
> svg%

Can someone explain why 'select' has such behavier and why its smart ? 

To me this is non-intuitive... so non-intuitive that I simply don't 
understand it :-)  


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Simon Strandgaard

BTW: what happened to 'pigeon' ?