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SubjectRe: [PATCH v4 2/2] efi: an sysfs interface for user to update efi firmware
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On Tue, 2015-04-21 at 18:58 -0700, Andy Lutomirski wrote:
> On Tue, Apr 21, 2015 at 6:21 PM, James Bottomley
> <James.Bottomley@hansenpartnership.com> wrote:
> > Andy, just on the misc device idea, what about triggering the capsule
> > update from close()? In theory close returns an error code (not sure if
> > most tools actually check this, though). That means we can do the write
> > in chunks but pass it in atomically on the close and cat will work
> > (provided it checks the return code of close).
>
> I thought about this but IIRC cat doesn't check the return value from close.

It does in my copy (coreutils-8.23) :

if (!STREQ (infile, "-") && close (input_desc) < 0)
{
error (0, errno, "%s", infile);
ok = false;
}
[...]
if (have_read_stdin && close (STDIN_FILENO) < 0)
error (EXIT_FAILURE, errno, _("closing standard input"));


James




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