[lkml]   [2004]   [Apr]   [8]   [last100]   RSS Feed
Views: [wrap][no wrap]   [headers]  [forward] 
Messages in this thread
SubjectRe: dd PATCH: add conv=direct
Paul Eggert <eggert@CS.UCLA.EDU> writes:

> dd has new iflags= and oflags= options with the following flags:
> append append mode (makes sense for output file only)
> direct use direct I/O for data
> dsync use synchronized I/O for data
> sync likewise, but also for metadata
> nonblock use non-blocking I/O
> nofollow do not follow symlinks
> noctty do not assign controlling terminal from file

noctty definitely seems overkill... I can't see why dd would ever want
to open a file without O_NOCTTY. On systems where O_NOCTTY makes sense
(SvR4) that is.

To unsubscribe from this list: send the line "unsubscribe linux-kernel" in
the body of a message to
More majordomo info at
Please read the FAQ at

 \ /
  Last update: 2005-03-22 14:02    [W:0.065 / U:6.244 seconds]
©2003-2018 Jasper Spaans|hosted at Digital Ocean and TransIP|Read the blog|Advertise on this site