[Ffmpeg-devel] poll() emulation for ffserver
Wed Feb 14 14:24:31 CET 2007
On Wed, 2007-02-14 at 13:30 +0100, Fran?ois Revol wrote:
> > On Tue, Feb 13, 2007 at 12:26:18PM +0100, Alex Beregszaszi wrote:
> > >
> > > > This adds a poll() emulation using select() for platforms that
> > > > don't
> > > > have it.
> > > > BeOS is one of them, and I wonder if OS/2 or Cygwin have it.
> > > > It's taken from Haiku (aka OpenBeOS, http://haiku-os.org )'s code
> > > > which
> > > > is under MIT licence.
At the cost of being naive, I have to ask: why using poll() on some
sytems, and select() on other systems? Cannot we always use select()?
Or there are systems in which poll() exists and select() does not?
(I am not complaining about the patch; I am just curious)
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