package Linux::FD;
  $Linux::FD::VERSION = '0.011';

use 5.006;

use strict;
use warnings FATAL => 'all';

use Sub::Exporter -setup => { exports => [qw/eventfd signalfd timerfd/] };

use XSLoader;
XSLoader::load(__PACKAGE__, __PACKAGE__->VERSION);


#ABSTRACT: Linux specific special filehandles



=head1 NAME

Linux::FD - Linux specific special filehandles

=head1 VERSION

version 0.011


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

=over 4

=item * Event filehandles

=item * Signal filehandles

=item * Timer filehandles


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


=head2 eventfd($initial_value, @flags)

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

=head2 signalfd($sigset)

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

=head2 timerfd($clock_id)

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

=head1 AUTHOR

Leon Timmermans <>


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.