Subject: Re: Word Perfect for Linux
To: Nathaniel Daw <>
From: Manuel BOUYER <>
List: port-i386
Date: 09/29/1997 12:36:35
On Sep 28, Nathaniel Daw wrote
> So enough with the good news. I'm not sure why this should be
> necessary -- it stops Wordperfect from calling fcntl(F_SETLK) on all
> kinds of files when it opens them, and getting an EINVAL for reasons
> unbeknownst to me. I haven't looked deeply into the compat source or
> the kdump for this one, but are there known problems with the
> compat_linux fcntl locking code?

I've run in this problem too when trying to install staroffice.
Some printf's in linux_file.c should be enougth to track down the problem,
but I don't have the time to work on this now.

Manuel Bouyer, LIP6, Universite Paris VI.