Sidebar on poll/select (was Clients can freeze other clients)

David Collier-Brown davecb at
Wed Sep 1 18:08:24 GMT 1999

tridge at wrote:
> Samba uses a very short list of file descriptors in select(), so the
> choice of poll()/select() is not performance critical in Samba. Unless
> someone has some facts/numbers showing that it actually makes a
> difference in some way for Samba then I think we'll leave it alone.

	Sounds sane to me, despite my institutional biases (;-))
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