On Sunday, October 02, 2011 6:04:05 pm Kostik Belousov wrote: > Our implementation of pipes does not provide useful values for st_dev > and st_ino when stat(2) is done on an anonymous pipe. It was noted by the > people outside the project, e.g. Perl contains a workaround in one > of its modules, submitted by Debian/kFreeBSD developers, see > http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=537555 > and the commit 16f708c9bc0dc48713b200 in the Perl git. > > I think this is a non-conformance, since SUSv4 explicitely states > in the description of stat(2) > "For all other file types defined in this volume of POSIX.1-2008, the > structure members st_mode, st_ino, st_dev, st_uid, st_gid, st_atim, > st_ctim, and st_mtim shall have meaningful values ...". > > Patch below implements the requirement, by the cost of the small overhead > at the pipe creation time, and slightly bigger cost at the destruction. > > Any comments ?
I think this is fine. -- John Baldwin _______________________________________________ email@example.com mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-current To unsubscribe, send any mail to "freebsd-current-unsubscr...@freebsd.org"