wineconsole: Wait on events in curses backend using select instead of poll
martin at martin.st
Mon Dec 1 03:57:43 CST 2008
On Mon, 1 Dec 2008, Kai Blin wrote:
> On Sunday 30 November 2008 00:52:57 Martin Storsjö wrote:
>> poll can't handle terminal devices on Darwin, since Tiger. See the
>> following discussion:
> There's reasons we switched from select to poll. You can't just switch back to
As far as I can tell from the history of curses.c, it never used select
(directly) before, it used WaitForMultipleObjects, which was changed into
a poll in 267d38e1bc78541221d20cc72a759acc78908e8e, "wineconsole: Don't
use a Win32 wait on a Unix file descriptor."
But there may of course be other reasons for using poll, which I don't
> select to work around a OSX _bug_. If Apple can't get their act together to
> fix this, this needs to go behind a configure check/ifdef.
Yes, that's true.
I'm not too familiar with the wine codebase and customs, so instead of
nagging you with questions on what a proper solution would look like,
should I just file a bug with the actual issue; that the curses based
console is unusable on Darwin at the moment?
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