Subject: Re: Wine & NetBSD?
To: None <>
From: Christos Zoulas <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 12/05/2001 13:58:07
In article <>,
John Nemeth <> wrote:

Can you please read the POSIX spec before making statements like this?



>     Along the same lines, I'm wondering why there was recently a
>change to poll(?)/select(?) to ignore negative fds just to keep Wine
>happy.  Considering that negative fds can't be valid on any unix-like
>system, doesn't it deserve to go down in flames for doing something
>that silly?  Why should we be ignoring such an obvious error condition
>instead of returning an error code, just to keep one severely broken
>application happy?  Note, I tried to look for the commit message, but
>it seems that the mail list archive search engine is broken at the
>}-- End of excerpt from Todd Vierling