non blocking read()

Greg Ewing greg at
Fri Dec 3 03:14:16 CET 2004

Donn Cave wrote:
> Yes, this looks right to me, but I think we're talking
> about, not

Indeed, you shouldn't be mixing select() with buffered
io, or all kinds of bad things can happen.

Everything I said applies to OS-level reads and
writes, not stdio-level ones.

Greg Ewing, Computer Science Dept,
University of Canterbury,	
Christchurch, New Zealand

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