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    SubjectRe: fcntl(2) and other file systems like XFS
    Jim Mostek wrote:
    > I don't think ioctl(2) should be used for regular files.
    > >From man ioctl(2) on Linux.
    > ENOTTY d is not associated with a character special device.

    However, ioctl(2) _is_ used for regular files with ext2.
    It's already a bit broken -- you can't use those ext2 ioctls
    on devices because the open device gets the ioctl instead. Ugly isn't it?

    -- Jamie

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