select() on sockets considered harmful, use poll() instead?
juan_lang at yahoo.com
Wed Nov 1 10:05:23 CST 2006
> The suspect statements are:
> dinput/joystick_linux.c: if (1>select(This->joyfd+1,&readfds,...
> dinput/joystick_linuxinput.c: if (1>select(This->joyfd+1,&readfds,...
> icmp/icmp_main.c: while ((res=select(icp->sid+1,&fdr,...
> netapi32/nbt.c: r = select(fd + 1, &fds, ...
> wininet/internet.c: if (select(nSocket+1,&infd,...
> wininet/netconnection.c: if
These, at least, are safe: they poll on a single file descriptor.
> ws2_32/socket.c: if( (highfd = select(highfd + 1, p_read,
p_write, p_except, timeoutaddr))
This is the only potentially problematic one, but I didn't look at it
closely enough to know for sure.
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