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    SubjectRe: kqueue microbenchmark results
    On Wed, Oct 25, 2000 at 03:11:37PM -0700, David Schwartz wrote:
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    > > Now, next time around the loop, we get a notification for an event
    > > when there is no data to read. The application now must be prepared
    > > to handle this case (meaning no blocking read() calls can be used).
    > > --
    > > Jonathan
    >
    > If the programmer never wants to block in a read call, he should never do a
    > blocking read anyway. There's no standard that requires readability at time
    > X to imply readability at time X+1.

    Quite true on the surface. But taking that statement at face value
    implies that it is okay for poll() to return POLLIN on a descriptor
    even if there is no data to be read. I don't think this is the intention.
    --
    Jonathan
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