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SP_POLL(3)			 User Manuals			    SP_POLL(3)

NAME
       SP_poll - checks	amount of data ready to	be read

SYNOPSIS
       #include	<sp.h>
       int SP_poll( mailbox mbox);

DESCRIPTION
       SP_poll is a way	to poll	a mailbox to see if any	messages are available
       for receiving. The value	returned will be < 0 if	error, 0 if nothing is
       available, and the number of bytes waiting if something is there.

RETURN VALUES
       Returns	0 if nothing is	available or the number	of bytes available, or
       one of the following errors ( < 0 ):

       ILLEGAL_SESSION
	       The session specified by	mbox is	illegal. Usually because it is
	       not active.

BUGS
       None.

AUTHOR
       Yair Amir <yairamir@cnds.jhu.edu>
       Jonathan	Stanton	<jonathan@cnds.jhu.edu>

SEE ALSO
       libspread(3)

SPREAD				   JULY	1998			    SP_POLL(3)

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