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SubjectRe: Serious flaw in glibc ?
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Linus Torvalds writes ("Re: Serious flaw in glibc ?"):
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> Finally, I should probably just add a "opendir()" system call. That way
> I could return EISDIR for normal open() calls some day in the future
> when we can drop the old binary support. Consider it done.

I agree that open() should not work on directories, however, it will
break existing programs that use open() followed by fchdir().

Peter

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