Author ronaldoussoren
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Date 2009-03-04.22:54:16
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poll(3) doesn't work for all types of filedescriptors on OSX.

Specifically:

  BUGS
     The poll() system call currently does not support devices.


(That's from the manpage of poll). This is why Apple doesn't expose 
select.poll in their build of Python.

I haven't used select.poll myself and therefore don't know if the issues 
with the poll system call are serious enough to warrant hiding 
select.poll on OSX.
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