Re: UDP recvmsg blocks after select(), 2.6 bug?
From: Alan Curry
Date: Thu Oct 07 2004 - 19:26:24 EST
David S. Miller writes the following:
>I can't believe this thread has lasted this long. I think people
>had cotton in their ears when I mentioned that every single 2.4.x
>and 2.6.x existing system out there has this behavior, therefore
>even if we changed the behavior some way today people still need
>to handle this to work on all existing Linux systems.
That argument sounds like "I broke something a few years ago, and nobody
complained quickly enough, so I got away with it." It's not impressive.
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