Christian <christians / syd.microforte.com.au> wrote:

> "Michael Schuerig" <schuerig / acm.org> wrote:
> 
> > Mathieu Bouchard <matju / cam.org> wrote:
> 
> > > I don't know whether select() works at all on regular files.
> 
> > At least it looks as if it does.
> 
> This is very likely outside the interest of the discussion, but Linux's
> select() is extremely slow.

Sigh.

> It polls, and will block the calling process. This may be relevant if you
> are select()ing on file handles (to pipes) on a machine that is network
> laden.

Blocking inside select() is fine for my purpose, but polling I can do
myself. I'd hoped I'd get something better with select...

Michael

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