Subject: Re: Linux's pread(), pwrite(), getcwd() present ?
To: Jaromir Dolecek <email@example.com>
From: Frank van der Linden <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 03/17/1999 19:17:06
On Wed, Mar 17, 1999 at 05:26:28PM +0100, Jaromir Dolecek wrote:
> Those system calls are listed in compat/linux/i386/syscalls.master,
> but I can't find a mention about them on any from two Linux
> systems I have handy -- RH 5.1 and the second is some Debian system.
> Are they really so new ? From what I can read in getcwd() manpage
> on those systems, it's still seems to be implemented in libc and not
> as a system call ...
> What am I missing ?
They're definitely there, just look in the Linux kernel source. If you
don't see them mentioned, that's a lack in (manpage) documentation
in those distributions. Which doesn't surprise me much, but that's
You're right though, pread and pwrite can be directly linked to their NetBSD