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SubjectRe: Linux should define ENOTSUP
H. Peter Anvin, le Wed 06 Dec 2006 07:26:44 -0800, a écrit :
> 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
> >>>>http://sources.redhat.com/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=2363
> >>>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.

Not a reason for not doing it ;)

Samuel
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