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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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