[lkml]   [1998]   [Aug]   [25]   [last100]   RSS Feed
Views: [wrap][no wrap]   [headers]  [forward] 
Messages in this thread
SubjectRe: copy_from_user() fixu
> maybe... I don't know enough about either standard to comment.
> I do understand what you are saying about syscall/libc transparency
> and for the most part agree - but I do like getting EFAULT instead of
> a coredump in some applications, mainly because I can write code to
> recover from this more elegantly that a coredump.
> And before you say, I shouldn't get EFAULT, wrong. I do get them.
> Oh hang, no I don't, I forgot. My code if perfect. Silly me thinking
> I might code the odd error...

All I'm saying is that if you're relying on EFAULT rather than SIGSEGV
or vice versa, your code is completely, utterly, and fundamentally


To unsubscribe from this list: send the line "unsubscribe linux-kernel" in
the body of a message to
Please read the FAQ at

 \ /
  Last update: 2005-03-22 13:44    [from the cache]
©2003-2014 Jasper Spaans. hosted at Digital Ocean