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    SubjectRe: Synchronous signal delivery..
    Werner Almesberger wrote:
    > Davide Libenzi wrote:
    > > What do you think about having timers through a file interface ?
    > Maybe I'm missing something obvious, but couldn't you simply
    > do this with a signal handler that writes to (a) pipe(s) ?

    You can do that, and sometimes it is done, but the point is to provide
    a mechanism with is _fast_, as epoll() is.

    -- Jamie
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