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SubjectRe: -mm -> 2.6.13 merge status
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On Tue, 2005-06-21 at 13:10 -0700, Christoph Lameter wrote:
> On Tue, 21 Jun 2005, Robert Love wrote:
>
> > > I was told that Linux cannot do this. It always returns the filehandles as
> > > ready for disk files.
> >
> > Inotify would definitely work.
>
> Well we could use it in kernel to make select() work correctly. For disk
> files set up a notification for write and then only return from select if
> new data is available.

You could do it inside glibc.
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Zan Lynx <zlynx@acm.org>
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