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SubjectRe: close return value
On Tue, 16 Jul 2002, Linus Torvalds wrote:

> Yes, EAGAIN doesn't really work as a close return value, simply because
> _nobody_ expects that (and leaving the file descriptor open after a
> close() is definitely unexpected, ie people can very validly complain
> about buggy behaviour).

non-issue, since EAGAIN would violates the specs that don't list EGAIN
(and EAGAIN in response does not make sense either, the kernel should
then try harder to get the I/O completed).

Matthias Andree
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