Subject: Re: Wine & NetBSD?
To: None <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Christos Zoulas <email@example.com>
Date: 12/05/2001 13:58:07
In article <200112051339.FAA14883@vtn1.victoria.tc.ca>,
John Nemeth <firstname.lastname@example.org> 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