Problem roundup

Alexandre Julliard julliard at
Wed Nov 24 09:18:20 CST 2004

Mike Hearn <mike at> writes:

> On Tue, 23 Nov 2004 19:48:41 -0500, Vincent Béron wrote:
> > Then why do we link to them if they simply return "not implemented"? As
> > notepad works corectly with the newer glibc, I wonder if we do have a
> > fallback to the poll branch (I thought it was a compile-time define).
> Alexandre seems to feel we should always use glibc support when available
> even if that support is just "return -ENOSYS". I'm not really sure why but
> I expect there's a good reason for it.

We cannot check for a "return -ENOSYS" function at compile time, so if
the function exists we link to it and check for ENOSYS at run time,
and fall back to poll() in that case.

Alexandre Julliard
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