From: Lawrence D'Oliveiro on
In message <roy-8A46B6.07250924072010(a)>, Roy Smith wrote:

> Consider, for example, a write on a TCP connection. You are sitting in
> a select(), when the other side closes the connection. The select()
> should return, and the write should then immediately fail.

Remember that select can return 3 different sets of file objects. I've yet
to see a use for the third one.