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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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