Re: -mm -> 2.6.13 merge status

From: Matthias Urlichs
Date: Wed Jun 22 2005 - 02:55:29 EST

Hi, Christoph Lameter wrote:

> Well we could use it in kernel to make select() work correctly.

select() already works correctly. It answers the "will I not block if I
call read()/write() on this" question, and since you never block on files
(assuming infinite disk speed ;-) select() will always return True on it.

You can't change this, it's in POSIX.

... or maybe I misunderstood your comment.

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