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@ 2020-01-21 19:21 ` Michael Kerrisk (man-pages)
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From: Michael Kerrisk (man-pages) @ 2020-01-21 19:21 UTC (permalink / raw)
  To: John Jones; +Cc: mtk.manpages, linux-man

On 1/20/20 12:10 PM, John Jones wrote:
> Thank you for your efforts.
> In the section "Level-triggered and edge-triggered note that it says 
> "waiting on the same the same..."

Thanks, John. Fixed.



> If multiple threads (or processes, if child processes have inherited
>         the*epoll *file descriptor acrossfork(2)  <>) are blocked in
>         epoll_wait(2)  <>  waiting on the same the same epoll file descriptor and
>         a file descriptor in the interest list that is marked for edge-
>         triggered (*EPOLLET*) notification becomes ready, just one of the
>         threads (or processes) is awoken fromepoll_wait(2)  <>.  This provides a
>         useful optimization for avoiding "thundering herd" wake-ups in some
>         scenarios.

Michael Kerrisk
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