[syslog-ng] poll() system call emulation in libc (linux)

Balazs Scheidler bazsi@balabit.hu
Tue, 11 May 1999 19:11:33 +0200


It turned out recently that the Linux libc (2.0.7 or below) emulation of
poll system call is buggy. If it passed -1 as timeout (infinite), it returns
immediately. This may cause bad behaviour of syslog-ng or lsh, if compiled
under these systems.

Future versions of libol will have a workaround this bug.

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