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    SubjectRe: [patch v2 0/5] Nano/Microsecond resolution for select() and poll()
    On Sun, 31 Aug 2008, Arjan van de Ven wrote:

    > Note:
    > even though poll() (as opposed to ppoll()) only accepts milliseconds
    > as userspace interface, the behavior will still improve because the current
    > time no longer needs to be rounded up to the next jiffie, so on average
    > a 500 microseconds behavior improvement.

    Another way to get down in the timeout resolution for newer kernels, and
    still supporting the syscalls with millisec timeouts, is to use timerfds.


    - Davide




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