Subject: Re: NFS/Linux compatibility
To: Jaromir Dolecek <>
From: Bill Studenmund <>
List: tech-kern
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. :-|

Take care,