[FFmpeg-devel] poll.h vs. sys/poll.h
Thu Aug 14 17:29:40 CEST 2008
Diego Biurrun wrote:
> Which is the correct location for the poll.h header? We have both
> ffserver.c:#include <poll.h>
> libavdevice/dv1394.c:#include <sys/poll.h>
> but configure only checks for poll.h, not sys/poll.h. On my glibc-based
> system poll.h just contains #include <sys/poll.h>. OK to change poll.h
> to sys/poll.h then?
No, very much no.
poll.h is standard, whereas sys/poll.h is not.
Do not use glibc headers as an authoritative reference. If in doubt,
consult the official spec. It is freely available online at
mans at mansr.com
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