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SubjectRe: copy_from_user() fixu
On Tue, Aug 25, 1998 at 12:24:17AM -0700, H. Peter Anvin wrote:

> 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 broken.

If I have a spec. (Unix98) that says when I do blah with blem I can
expect EFAULT, then I don't see why I can't expect this.

I don't know what POSIX says, but would like to know.



-cw

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