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SubjectRe: Alan Cox quote? (was: Re: accounting for threads)
On 19 Jun 2001 20:01:56 +0100, Alan Cox wrote:

> Linux inherits several unix properties which are not friendly to good state
> based programming - lack of good AIO for one.

Oh, how I would love for select() and poll() to work on files... or for
any other working AIO mothods to be present.

What would get broken if things were changed to let select() work for
filesystem fds?

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