Re: poll & Mac OS X 10.4
Date: Fri, 13 May 2005 20:02:08 +0200 (CEST)
On Fri, 13 May 2005, Grigory Entin wrote:
> As far as I understand, older versions of Mac OS X (e.g. 10.3) do have "bad"
> poll behavior, that results in HAVE_FINE_POLL undefined by configure.
> However, under 10.4 the configure test is passed and HAVE_FINE_POLL is
Aha. I didn't know that.
There's "porting unix apps to mac os x" page (at
http://developer.apple.com/technotes/tn2002/tn2071.html) however, that still
This API is not supported in Mac OS X, instead, the function select is
> According to "curl -v <url>", it gets all the page content (up to the
> end), but then waits for "something". When built under 10.3 or even
> under 10.4 with HAVE_FINE_POLL (manually) undefined, it downloads the
> page content and "closes" the connection normally.
I guess this calls for me to adjust the test. Unfortunately, it would have to
be a check for OS and then always disable poll on Mac OS X, since I don't know
exactly what features in poll() that doesn't work in 10.4. Obviously the
waiting-on-nothing check that used to not work isn't good enough to detect a
> The strange thing is that Mac OS X "built-in" curl (7.13.1) works fine.
> According to curl-config it's indistinguishable from the version that I
> build manually, but apparently it is..
Have you tried to strace (or similar, I believe it might be called ktrace) it
to see if it differs from your own build?
I mean, while waiting for a reply from someone who actually knows this. ;-)
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