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SubjectRe: [PATCH] nextfd(2)
On 04/04/2012 09:31 AM, KOSAKI Motohiro wrote:
>> OK, so what you're saying here is:
>> Linux doesn't actually have a problem unless:
>> 1. You use the library implementation of opendir/readdir/closedir;
>> 2. You use a nonstandard malloc for the platform which doesn't
>> correctly set up fork hooks (which I would consider a bug);
> Right. but I'm argue "correctly set up" term because SUS/POSIX don't
> require it.
> It is only a workaround of buggy userland in glibc. SUS still says you
> can't
> use opendir and typical userland people don't want ignore SUS as far as
> possible.

Since you are comparing with a Linux-only system call, any suggestion
that depends on SuS requirements as opposed to Linux requirements is

> It can. but more ugly. no?

And a new system call isn't? What planet are you on?


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