poll vs. epoll

Dan Kegel dank at kegel.com
Wed Aug 25 08:33:28 CDT 2004

Mike Hearn wrote:
>> That's fine, except that compiling your library on a machine that has 
>> epoll, and then trying to run it on a machine without will not work. 
>> It will not load if runtime glibc doesn't have epoll. I'm using 
>> "syscall" to work around that problem in wine.
> Why not use dlopen?

Maybe he's referring to the case where libc.so doesn't have
the epoll bindings, but the underlying kernel does?
- Dan

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