[Xcb] Developer mad at libx11-xcb

Kris Maglione jg at suckless.org
Sun Feb 3 21:12:51 PST 2008

On Sun, Feb 03, 2008 at 08:58:19PM -0800, Barton C Massey wrote:
>We mark our file descriptor non-blocking; I'm guessing you
>were clearing this flag when you tried to set your own
>flags.  You need to get the current flags and alter them
>rather than guessing what's already there, at least with

Right, I wouldn't even think of messing with the flags of a file 
descriptor that I don't control. I only intended to set the 
close-on-exec bit, which isn't a flag. One letter makes a huge 
difference *shrug*. Why do you set it non-blocking, though? Does 
that offer some advantage over select()ing on it (other than 

Kris Maglione

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