troubles with caps

Chris Pressey cpressey at
Thu Apr 29 11:36:55 PDT 2004

On Thu, 29 Apr 2004 10:27:10 -0700
Chris Pressey <cpressey at xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> On Sun, 25 Apr 2004 18:04:38 -0700 (PDT)
> Matthew Dillon <dillon at xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> >     I've been thinking about tying it into the file descriptor
> >     subsystem but there are issues related to programs fork()ing and
> >     closing all descriptors that makes it difficult for a libc
> >     implementation to properly deal with the fork.
> This would be very, very handy, if for no other reason than quite a
> bit of existing software, like GTK, makes the assumption that select()
> is how you're going to wait on events.

One more question along these lines, actually: does caps_sys_wait()
block the entire process or just the current pthread?


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