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    SubjectRe: [PATCH 2.5.71-mm1] aio process hang on EINVAL
    On Tue, Jun 17, 2003 at 05:03:36PM -0700, John Myers wrote:
    > >I prefer getting the error on io_submit.
    > >
    > >
    > I prefer getting the error on io_getevents(). The code that handles the

    POSIX 1003.1 says this about aio_read() and aio_write():

    If an error condition is encountered during queuing, the function
    call shall return without having initiated or queued the request.

    If you intend to ever allow a POSIX wrapper to these interfaces (I have
    one, for instance), you need to return EINVAL, EBADF, and the like from
    io_submit(). Note that io_submit() has read-like semantics, so an
    additional call may be necessary if some iocbs were successfully queued.

    A user has to handle EAGAIN, so io_submit() cannot return void, and you
    already have error handling logic here.

    Joel


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