Re: -mm -> 2.6.13 merge status

From: Zan Lynx
Date: Tue Jun 21 2005 - 15:38:53 EST

On Tue, 2005-06-21 at 15:38 -0400, Robert Love wrote:
> On Tue, 2005-06-21 at 12:22 -0700, Christoph Lameter wrote:
> > I noticed that select() is not working on real files. Could inotify
> > be used to fix select()?
> Select the system call? It should work fine. ;-)
> Who is confused?
> Robert Love

Sounds interesting. tail -f could use it. Instead of sleep 1, seek to
current position, read to eof; just select() for read on the file and
sleep in select() until someone else writes to that file.

I've never tried doing that. It might work, for all I know.
Zan Lynx <zlynx@xxxxxxx>

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