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Re: Use of Poll

From: Daniel Stenberg <>
Date: Mon, 26 Jul 2004 17:10:35 +0200 (CEST)

On Mon, 26 Jul 2004, Brian Akins wrote:

> Has there been any thought of porting curl to use poll()?

Yes, I've thought about it. That's about it. :-)

> Or maybe using something like libevent?

I've never heard of it. But I'm reluctant to add a dependency to another lib
for core functionality.

> The use of select() limits the number of filehandles...

Yes, but select() is more portable.

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Received on 2004-07-26