Subject: Re: poll() emulation code
To: Andreas Gustafsson <email@example.com>
From: None <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 11/04/2002 02:01:04
>Does anyone have an implementation of poll() in terms of select()
>that's license-compatible with NetBSD?
>The reason I ask is that the parallel make code in NetBSD's make(1)
>currently supports using either poll() or select() by means of
>numerous #ifdefs. Supporting both poll() and select() is probably
>useful for cross-building NetBSD on systems, but all the #ifdefs make
>maintaining the code harder than it should be (case in point: fixing
>bin/18895). I would like to restructure this code to use only the
>poll() interface and address the portability issue using a poll()
>emulation layer. I could write one, but I would prefer to use a
>well-tested existing one.
if you disable parallel make on cross-build platform if poll(2) is not
available, does it make the job easier?