[request-sponsor] Seeking sponsor for CR #6540124 (RFE:OS/Netbuildcouldbe slightly more portable)

2007-04-05 Thread Roland Mainz
Richard Lowe wrote: Rainer Orth wrote: Roland Mainz roland.mainz at nrubsig.org writes: The patch covers two items: 1. usr/src/lib/libmapid/Makefile.com assumes ln can override an exixting link. This will not work for a POSIX-conformant version of ln. The patch... -- snip --

[request-sponsor] Adding status support to dd

2007-04-05 Thread Bart Smaalders
Matty wrote: On 4/5/07, James Carlson james.d.carlson at sun.com wrote: Darren J Moffat writes: Matty wrote: Howdy, Most Linux and BSD distributions ship with a version of dd that displays the status of a copy operation when a SIGUSR1 signal is received. For some reason

[request-sponsor] Adding status support to dd

2007-04-05 Thread casper....@sun.com
Note that SA_RESTART must be set; otherwise dd from a pipe or other slow device will return an error condition. I also like Casper's suggestion to use sprintf and write to stderr, since sprintf is now async-signal-safe. Note also that there are three gettext()s of constant strings; these

[request-sponsor] Adding status support to dd

2007-04-05 Thread Bonnie Corwin
Hi Bart, I assume your comment about helping to get this into shape means you will sponsor Ryan's work. Can someone file a bug, if there isn't one already, so I can add this to the table? Thanks. Bonnie Bart Smaalders wrote: Matty wrote: On 4/5/07, James Carlson james.d.carlson at

[request-sponsor] Adding status support to dd

2007-04-05 Thread Bart Smaalders
Bonnie Corwin wrote: Hi Bart, I assume your comment about helping to get this into shape means you will sponsor Ryan's work. Can someone file a bug, if there isn't one already, so I can add this to the table? Thanks. Bonnie 6543165 dd should display incremental progress ala linux