poll() returns even if there is data.

JD jd1008 at gmail.com
Fri Jul 23 07:03:24 UTC 2010

  On 07/22/2010 11:47 PM, Ed Greshko wrote:
>   On 07/23/2010 02:23 PM, JB wrote:
>> you are repeatedly posting to a wrong group - this is Fedora.
>> Please find UNIX or Linux, system or application programming, your language
>> (C, C++, etc) group.
>> Otherwise you are making fool of yourself.
> Why would you say something like that to anyone?  gcc is included with
> Fedora.  g++ is included with Fedora.  perl is included with Fedora.
> php is included with Fedora.  bash is included with Fedora.
> If someone posted a bash scripting question on this list would you
> direct them to another list?  Would you call them a fool for asking?
> If you aren't inclined, or able, to help someone with their problems
> maybe it would be better to simply remain silent.  Or, if you truly
> believe and know of a better place for them to ask their
> questions...then politely redirecting them to that place would seem more
> productive.  Insinuating that anyone is a fool for simply asking a
> question it quite unfriendly.
> If, however, you can't resist answering queries that you find "out of
> line" I find it best to visualize standing next to the person asking the
> question and that person is 6ft tall, 220 lbs, with a scar on their
> face, and a .45 tucked in their waistband.  If you'd say the same thing
> to that person face to face...then fire away.
Too many hotheads on this list.
Guess I wll have to go away for a few
days to get a break  :)

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