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Re^11: Does IO::Select work? (perfect)

by BrowserUk (Pope)
on Oct 25, 2012 at 07:42 UTC ( #1000773=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Re^10: Does IO::Select work? (perfect)
in thread Does IO::Select work? Anywhere?

it is strange and confusing when in this case one of the libraries is called "broken".

But it *IS* broken. Not because it doesn't remove a closed filehandle from the select set; but because it *SILENTLY* ignores the request to do so.

As I said way back up there^, with added emphasis:

Even a simple warning that you've made an attempt to remove a closed handle would help; but it isn't hard to fall back on a linear search of the array of file handles and relate their position in the array back to a fileno and hence bit vector bit.

The API is remove() not removeOrDoNothing().


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[Eily]: and since his name is a modified version of astérisque (asterisk), which is a typographical symbol, I think it's even funnier that he would lose a diacritic
[Eily]: the pun doesn't work so well with "he lost a diacritic" though :P
[LanX]: Obelix might offer to find it again ...
[LanX]: not much to translate anyway since Goscinny died
[Eily]: https://en. wikipedia.org/ wiki/List_of_Aster ix_characters some of the names were changed to include a new pun
[LanX]: sure some are even funnier now
[LanX]: some lost because they were not translated like Epidemais
[LanX]: some of the english names are funny too

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