Subject: Re: problem with tmpfs and linux emulation?
To: None <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: YAMAMOTO Takashi <email@example.com>
Date: 11/13/2005 06:17:19
> > Linux libc doesn't use read(2) to read directories, it uses
> > getdents64().
> "It depends". There were discussions on linux kernel lists as little
> as a year ago about how it would be _nice_ to be able to assume that
> libc always used getdents64() to avoid supporting lseek() on directories.
are you sure?
iirc, linux doesn't support read(2) on directories, even for ext2.