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From "Roy T. Fielding" <field...@apache.org>
Subject Re: [PATCH] speed up network timeout processing
Date Fri, 05 Jul 2002 23:42:15 GMT
> If that was all we were doing, I would agree with you.  But `Jeff's patch
> implements BOTH select and poll with an #ifdef, because not every platform
> has poll().  This is exactly the reason for having apr_poll(), and not
> using it is stupid.  If the argument is performance, then back it up with
> numbers.  If the performance is as bad as everybody seems to think it is,
> then fix the functions.  If the problem is the API itself, then fix the
> API.

But the only way to fix the API is to supply it with a block of memory
rather than a pool pointer.


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