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Linux poll() with 1 fd slow after a write, fast after a read

Problem I am observing that poll() calls are taking milliseconds when immediately called after a write() operation, yet taking only microseconds when immediately called after a read() operation. ...
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How to force users to answer survey on login?

In a network with Windows XP and Windows 2003 as DC, I need to force users to answer a survey "on login". What needs to happen is this: User writes login and password Logs on successfully The ...
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Why poll is not replaced with epoll?

Level-triggered epoll is very similar to poll. Why isn't poll just a wrapper for epoll on systems supporting the latter? EDIT: I mean, are there any technical barriers against such decision? ...