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SubjectRE: RFC: poll change

> From: Herbert Xu <>
> Date: Wed, 15 Aug 2001 08:38:02 +1000
> Hmm, it still seems to be wrong:
> ...
> if (nfds > current->files->max_fds)
> nfds = current->files->max_fds;
> The second if statement should be removed. And it might be
> better to use
> current->rlim[RLIMIT_NOFILE].rlim_cur instead of NR_OPEN.
> It has to be limited to "max_fds", that is how many files we may
> legally address in current->files!

Though stupid, I believe it is perfectly legal to, say, have one socket
open and poll for it with two separate entries, one checking readability and
one checking writability.


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