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Re: [MiNT] vim slow

On 30/09/14 11:00, Alan Hourihane wrote:
> On 30/09/14 10:49, Vincent Rivière wrote:
>> On 30/09/2014 10:15, Alan Hourihane wrote:
>>> That's why the system call modifies 0 to become 1. And that's also why I
>>> say when it is 0, to return without the timeout.
>> I don't fully understand the parameters. I will have to carefully read
>> the documentation of poll() and select().
>> Anyway, when the user program (such as vim) asks:
>> "Is there any character present on stdin? No wait, please."
>> and there is no pending character,
>> then Fpoll() should return immediately and quickly.
>> The problem is very visible in vim, I wonder which other programs
>> could be affected by similar slowness...
>> It would be a great surprise if the future fix could boost the whole
>> kernel.
> Does this patch fix things for you Vincent ?

Oh, I see this is what you did. I'm going to commit this.