Subject: Re: CVS commit: basesrc/lib/libc/sys
To: Jaromir Dolecek <>
From: Jason R Thorpe <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 01/04/2002 14:00:18
On Fri, Jan 04, 2002 at 11:00:36PM +0100, Jaromir Dolecek wrote:

 > If you think about it, it's more sensible to return POLLIN
 > rathen than POLLHUP there - it's perfectly valid when other end
 > closes the connection, this is same as when the end-of-file is
 > encountered for files. Further read on such remotely closed socket
 > then returns with zero length of course, not an error.

Ok, that's fine.  I just wanted to make sure we were compatible with
what is essentially the reference implementation (Solaris).

        -- Jason R. Thorpe <>