[lkml]   [2000]   [Dec]   [3]   [last100]   RSS Feed
Views: [wrap][no wrap]   [headers]  [forward] 
Messages in this thread
SubjectRe: /dev/random probs in 2.4test(12-pre3)
Followup to:  <>
By author: "Albert D. Cahalan" <>
In newsgroup:
> Yeah, people write annoying little wrapper functions that
> bounce right back into the kernel until the job gets done.
> This is slow, it adds both source and object bloat, and it
> is a source of extra bugs. What a lovely API, eh?
> The fix: write_write_write_damnit() and read_read_read_damnit(),
> which go until they hit a fatal error or complete the job.

RTFM(fwrite), RTFM(fread).

<> at work, <> in private!
"Unix gives you enough rope to shoot yourself in the foot."
To unsubscribe from this list: send the line "unsubscribe linux-kernel" in
the body of a message to
Please read the FAQ at

 \ /
  Last update: 2005-03-22 12:51    [from the cache]
©2003-2014 Jasper Spaans. hosted at Digital Ocean