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Leon Timmermans

NAME

Linux::FD - Linux specific special filehandles

VERSION

version 0.011

DESCRIPTION

Linux::FD provides you Linux specific special file handles. These are

  • Event filehandles

  • Signal filehandles

  • Timer filehandles

These allow you to use conventional polling mechanisms to wait for a large variety of events.

FUNCTIONS

eventfd($initial_value, @flags)

This creates an eventfd handle. See Linux::FD::Event for more information on it.

signalfd($sigset)

This creates an signalfd handle. See Linux::FD::Signal for more information on it.

timerfd($clock_id)

This creates an timerfd handle. See Linux::FD::Timer for more information on it.

AUTHOR

Leon Timmermans <leont@cpan.org>

COPYRIGHT AND LICENSE

This software is copyright (c) 2010 by Leon Timmermans.

This is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify it under the same terms as the Perl 5 programming language system itself.