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    SubjectRe: copy_from_user() fixu
    H. Peter Anvin writes:
    > > 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
    > broken.

    Ignoring Unix98, maybe what you say is true. Nevertheless, there is no
    justification for changing the existing default behaviour.



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