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SubjectRe: Linux should define ENOTSUP
Samuel Thibault wrote:
> H. Peter Anvin, le Wed 06 Dec 2006 07:16:39 -0800, a écrit :
>> Arjan van de Ven wrote:
>>>> Is there any way to fix this? Glibc people don't seem to want to fix it
>>>> on their part, see
>>> Hi,
>>> Ulrich asked you to go to us once your time travel machine was
>>> finished.. is it finished yet ? ;=)
>>> this is part of the ABI, so we can't change this in 2006...
>> If ENOTSUP is currently unused and is only there for completeness, then
>> it should be fine to add it.
> The functions that should be returning it instead of EOPNOTSUP should be
> fixed too.

The two can't be done at the same time. In fact, the two probably can't
be done without a period of quite a few *years* between them.

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