Re: [wmii] wmii-3.1 bug (fix): libixp overload

From: Suraj N. Kurapati <>
Date: Tue, 20 Feb 2007 20:29:37 -0800

Kris Maglione wrote:
> wmii-3 exhibits much strange behavior with relation to reads on
> /event, mainly related to the fact that it keeps a 'pending'
> member for each connection structure, [...] and doesn't unset the
> member once a read has completed.

Yes. This was the exact problem my patch had fixed.

> wmii-4, however, buffers new events in a separate buffer for each
> open Fid on /event. When an Tread comes in for one of these
> Fids, it writes as much of the buffer as the clients have
> requested. Therefore, no events are lost, and there are no
> erratic Rreads sent.

Thanks. I am glad this is finally resolved.

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Received on Wed Feb 21 2007 - 05:29:43 UTC

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