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SubjectRe: [rfc] epoll interface change and glibc bits ...
Davide Libenzi wrote:
> On Mon, 18 Nov 2002, Dan Kegel wrote:
>
>>>The interface ( edge-triggered ) is quite different and we saw in the
>>>previous experience how this might lead to confusion for the user. Putting
>>>epoll bits inside poll.h will IMHO increase this.
>>
>>The only difference is the edge-triggered nature, though, right?
>
> Yes, but we have seen that it's enough :)

I'm not so sure. If the epoll documentation were clear enough
(which at the moment, frankly, it isn't), I think
there's a good chance users would not be confused
by the difference between level-triggered and edge-triggered
events.

I'd be happy to contribute better doc... has the man page
for sys_epoll been written yet?
- Dan

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