On Sun, 11 Aug 2002 02:03:40 +1000 (EST) Bruce Evans <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>

> I don't know how open() of a disk device can be interrupted by a
> signal in practice.  Most disk operations don't check for signals.

How close is our open() to the standards? Does any of them specify EINTR
as a possible errno and if yes, shouldn't we write programs which
respect the standards (where applicable) instead of just adapting them
to our kernel?


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