Subject: Re: kqueue, NOTE_EOF
To: None <,,>
From: der Mouse <mouse@Rodents.Montreal.QC.CA>
List: tech-kern
Date: 11/13/2003 04:56:42
>> I think the difference is in the default behavior.  When you're at
>> EOF, I know that poll() will give you a read-availability event, so
>> you'll read the EOF.  Will kqueue?
> AFAIK yes for sockets, not for file descriptor (i.e. descriptor open
> to a file on filesystem).  Would poll() give you read-availability
> event when on end of file on filesystem.

IMO it should, since a read() wouldn't block.

When I tried it (admittedly against a rather old kernel) it does.

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