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    SubjectRe: [PATCH] 'select' failure or signal should not update timeout
    Linus Torvalds wrote:
    > Like your example, the only uses I've had personally (DVD playback) have
    > really had an empty select, so it wasn't really select itself that was
    > horribly important.

    All the real examples I've encountered are waiting on file descriptors
    too -- and occasionally also signals.

    -- Jamie
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