Subject: Re: Wine & NetBSD?
To: John Nemeth <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Bang Jun-Young <email@example.com>
Date: 12/06/2001 01:57:03
On Wed, Dec 05, 2001 at 05:39:25AM -0800, John Nemeth wrote:
> 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
It follows the SUS spec. Negative fds should be ignored.
Bang Jun-Young <firstname.lastname@example.org>