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Re: 2 small bugs in HTEvntrg.c

From: Erik Selberg <selberg@cs.washington.edu>
Date: Tue, 19 Mar 1996 04:12:31 PST
Message-Id: <199603191212.EAA26423@wally.cs.washington.edu>
To: j.o.staurnes@usit.uio.no
Cc: selberg@cs.washington.edu, www-lib@w3.org
j o staurnes writes:

>> The first is that the select() timeout won't work under linux ---
>> linux, being a more annoying flavor of UNIX, will zero-out the timeval
>> passed to select. Yeah, I think it's dumb too. Anyway, the following
>> #ifdef's in the patch fix it.

> I disagree, Linux is one of the few OS' that select works as it
> should. The timeval structure is modified according to the elapsed
> time in the select call.

Depending on your version of linux. 1.2.11 zeros the damn thing
out. Perhaps a bug later fixed. Regardless of my opinion, it's still a
bug in libwww that doesn't restore it.

-Erik
Received on Tuesday, 19 March 1996 07:12:58 GMT

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