DOS: Clients can freeze other clients smbd

Jeremy Allison jallison at
Tue Aug 31 16:47:19 GMT 1999

David Collier-Brown wrote:

>         On Suns, poll(2) is considered the "best" interface,
>         for generality and speed, immediately followed by
>         select(3), distantly followed by signaling schemes.
>         Select, of course, is more portable than  poll.

In lib/system.c we have both - we can implement select()
in terms of poll() if neccessary (check out the USE_POLL


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