[lkml]   [2001]   [Jun]   [7]   [last100]   RSS Feed
Views: [wrap][no wrap]   [headers]  [forward] 
Messages in this thread
SubjectRe: PROBLEM: I/O system call never returns if file desc is closed in the

On 7 Jun 2001, Florian Weimer wrote:

> Matthias Urlichs <> writes:
> > Select is defined as to return, with the appropriate bit set, if/when
> > a nonblocking read/write on the file descriptor won't block. You'd get
> > EBADF in this case, therefore causing the select to return would be a
> > Good Thing.
> How do you avoid race conditions if more than one thread is creating
> file descriptors? I think you can only do that under very special
> circumstances, and it definitely requires some synchronization.

The same way as you do it for many threads doing any allocations.

To unsubscribe from this list: send the line "unsubscribe linux-kernel" in
the body of a message to
More majordomo info at
Please read the FAQ at

 \ /
  Last update: 2005-03-22 12:54    [W:0.100 / U:0.068 seconds]
©2003-2020 Jasper Spaans|hosted at Digital Ocean and TransIP|Read the blog|Advertise on this site