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Re: select/poll bug?

On Sun, Aug 03, 2008 at 11:11:54AM -0400, Perry E. Metzger wrote:
> Joerg Sonnenberger <> writes:
> > On Sat, Aug 02, 2008 at 02:38:46PM -0500, David Young wrote:
> >> Perhaps Niels Provos' libevent---see event(3)---is suitable for dhcpcd?
> >
> > on AMD64is larger than dhcpcd itself, so the answer is
> > NO from my perspective.
> It is a shared library and is always on your machine anyway.

It is not on the install floppies. Nothing I run on my normal machines
uses it. I bet it is not on many embedded systems. Nothing in this
thread has shown a good reason for using it at all -- the API is not
excatly simpler than calling poll/select directly in this case.


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