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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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How popular is WebDAV in reality?

I'm working on a PHP development tool and implement FTP/SFTP at the moment for remote file access. I wonder how popular WebDAV is for web development. I have to say that among developers i've never ...
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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? ...
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Who uses Zimbra Collaboration Suite and why?

I am really curious about other people experiences and choices. After a long scouting, I found ZCS to be a really impressive solution, maybe the only real alternative to M$ Exchange. I'm very ...
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How often does tech-refresh happen?

How frequently does your workplace conduct a tech-refresh of PCs (desktops and laptops) and do developers get newer equipment more often? Example: Developers every 18 months Rest of workforce ...