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KS2010: Core kernel vision

KS2010: Core kernel vision

Posted Nov 4, 2010 9:14 UTC (Thu) by liljencrantz (guest, #28458)
In reply to: KS2010: Core kernel vision by michaeljt
Parent article: KS2010: Core kernel vision

So you do a check in the userspace code.

That sounds very much like how you have to re-call syscalls that were interruped by a signal. Is it a pain that you have to replace every call to close with a loop that breaks if errno != EINTR? Sure. But handling everything transparently is just way too complex, so some complexity is pushed onto the user. Sounds like inotify does the same. I see zero problem with that.

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