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Re: select/poll bug?
On 2-Aug-08, at 6:57 PM, Roy Marples wrote:
Not entirely sure what you mean here, but some research just put a
in using select - well it's coffin anyway. POSIX only says it has to
wait upto 31 days. Linux has a hard limit which is hard to work out,
I'm now looping on poll. I really really wish the man pages were
documented about this!
I'm not sure why you want to set a timer for the whole lease.
Why not set a regular timer and decrement the remaining lease TTL on
The extra CPU cycles through such a loop, even counting all the kernel
time for the system call transitions, is inevitably negligible over
such periods as DAYS.
Greg A. Woods; Planix, Inc.
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