Subject: Re: NFS/Linux compatibility
To: Jaromir Dolecek <email@example.com>
From: Bill Studenmund <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 05/28/2002 09:47:16
On Mon, 27 May 2002, Jaromir Dolecek wrote:
> Just for record:
> Problem here is that Linux glibc mistakely interprets some information
> it's not supposed to interpret. It's entirely Linux glibc brokeness.
> Unfortunately, we can't fix Linux glibc. We need to deal with this broken
> behaviour in our kernel compat/linux code, and massage the provided
> values so that Linux glibc would not bomb.
The problem is we have to do this while treating the cookie we get from
the NFS layer as an opaque object. :-|