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SubjectRe: Poll and OSS API
On Thu, 2 Nov 2000, Thomas Sailer wrote:

> "Richard B. Johnson" wrote:
>
> > The specification is bogus and should be fixed. select() is not
>
> Don't tell me, I didn't write that spec.
>
> > side-affects is patently wrong. ioctl() was designed to control
> > things.
>
> It already exists, ioctl(fd, SNDCTL_DSP_SETTRIGGER, PCM_ENABLE_INPUT).
> If we officially declare the poll/select side effect to be
> unacceptable, I'm happy with it, as my sound drivers already
> work that way 8-)
>

Of course!


Cheers,
Dick Johnson

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course you get it all back when you reboot..."; Actual explanation
obtained from the Micro$oft help desk.


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