rra at stanford.edu
Sat Feb 1 19:30:41 UTC 2003
Marco d'Itri <md at Linux.IT> writes:
> On Feb 01, "Jeffrey M. Vinocur" <jeff at litech.org> wrote:
>> Quick background: the stuff in innd/chan.c is overlaid on select(),
>> essentially. We maintain a bunch of "channels" (file descriptors plus
>> lots of extra state), and mark some of them for reading or writing with
>> the FD_SET FD_CLR FD_ZERO macros described in the select()
> I started looking at the code and I tought that I could mitigate the
> effects of the bug by cleaning the bit of the fd in RCHANmask every time
> SITEreader is called. Does this sound reasonable?
Yes, that's exactly the approach I was going to work on this weekend. If
you end up with a patch, that will save me from work. :)
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