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SubjectRe: [patch 14/22] pollfs: pollable futex
On 5/6/07, Andrew Morton <akpm@linux-foundation.org> wrote:
> What is your position on the timerfd/signalfd/etc patches?
>
> Seems to me that if we were to have fancy new event-delivery machinery
> like kevent then the timerfd/signalfd work is heading in the other
> direction and ultimately would prove to have been unneeded?

That's my point. I think we ultimately have to have something like
kevent and then all this *fd() work is unnecessary and just adds code
to the kernel which has to be kept around and which might hinder
further work in this area.
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