valgrind stuff

Marc Lehmann schmorp at
Thu Apr 10 00:30:58 CEST 2008

On Wed, Apr 09, 2008 at 04:40:23PM -0500, Brandon Black <blblack at> wrote:
> Here's an interesting thread from another list regarding this exact same 
> problem:
> I'm still a little hazy on what the "right" answer is here, as I'm not a 
>  poll() expert, but something like this may be the answer:

poll() is required to clear the revents field.

however, if any real-world systems don't do that on timeout, I'd be happy to
include a workaround, the cost would be negligible.

(in fact, I might add it in any case, but please, could somebody find out a
bit more evidence? thanks :)

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