kern/126076: [headers] POLL_ERR and POLL_HUP are defined
jilles at stack.nl
Sat Nov 7 15:40:03 UTC 2009
The following reply was made to PR kern/126076; it has been noted by GNATS.
From: Jilles Tjoelker <jilles at stack.nl>
To: bug-followup at FreeBSD.org, Petr.Salinger at seznam.cz
Subject: Re: kern/126076: [headers] POLL_ERR and POLL_HUP are defined
Date: Sat, 7 Nov 2009 16:34:45 +0100
To be honest, I do not know why the POLL_* constants are defined at all.
The kernel never generates SIGPOLL, and it is an obsolescent feature in
POSIX. Their main effect seems that someone can use POLL_IN instead of
POLLIN and have a hard time debugging.
How are you using these constants? :)
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