Subject: Re: kern/6062: bind() to unix domain socket doesn't use emul path
To: matthew green <>
From: Jason Thorpe <>
List: netbsd-bugs
Date: 08/30/1998 20:46:18
On Mon, 31 Aug 1998 13:58:23 +1000 
 matthew green <> wrote:

 > there is inconsistency between which syscalls in each emulation
 > check the alternative path.  IMO, creat(2) should not be checked,
 > as it is creating new files, not reading pre-existing ones.
 > emulations shouldn't write to their alternative path unless
 > explicitely given.

No, this is totally bogus... What if it wants to create a temp file
in /usr/adm/fooprog/...?  You want to put a /usr/adm on your NetBSD
system?  Not.

The Correct thing happens if the emul shadow dir doesn't exist for the
created file (i.e. it falls back on the real /-rooted path).

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