Re: Select/non blocking read problems in 2.1

Ben Pfaff (
31 Jul 1998 13:29:21 -0400

Andi Kleen <> writes:

Anyone else seen similar things on 2.1 - programs going into endless loops
that were working fine on 2.0 ?

When running Gnus under Emacs, sometimes if the PPP connection drops
and I tell it to check for new mail/news it will go into an endless
loop and Control-g will fail to kill it. I don't remember this
happening in 2.0.34.

fetchmail's daemon mode sometimes quits working and I have to stop it
with fetchmail -q and restart it with fetchmail -d. This didn't
happen under 2.0.34 either.

I'm running 2.1.109.

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