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Re: PR/44847 CVS commit: src/sys/sys
The following reply was made to PR standards/44847; it has been noted by GNATS.
From: christos%zoulas.com@localhost (Christos Zoulas)
To: Martin Husemann <martin%homeworld.netbsd.org@localhost>,
Subject: Re: PR/44847 CVS commit: src/sys/sys
Date: Sun, 18 Mar 2012 10:25:02 -0400
On Mar 18, 11:57am, martin%homeworld.netbsd.org@localhost (Martin Husemann)
-- Subject: Re: PR/44847 CVS commit: src/sys/sys
| On Sat, Mar 17, 2012 at 09:35:02PM +0000, Christos Zoulas wrote:
| > Log Message:
| > PR/44847: Jukka Ruohonen: blksize_t should be signed.
| > http://pubs.opengroup.org/onlinepubs/000095399/basedefs/sys/types.h.html
| I object to this change, that part of the standard is obviously bogus
| and should not be blindly followed.
You realize that the internal kernel blocksize bookkeeping was already
| What use would a negative blocksize have?
Don't know, but if you grep all 360+ usages of st_blksize in userland,
they all assumed signed (except 1, in bin/cat).
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