[Date Prev][Date Next][Thread Prev][Thread Next][Date Index][Thread Index][Old Index]
On Tue, Aug 02, 2011 at 03:19:58PM +0000, Emmanuel Dreyfus wrote:
> I am about adding linkat(2), which is defined in
> The Open Group Technical Standard, 2006, Extended API Set Part 2.
> However, I am not going to implement the whole Extended API Set Part 2,
> at least for now. This means I am going ot have linkat(2) but not
> openat(2) for instance.
> That approach breaks our own build, because
> external/gpl2/xcvs/dist/lib/openat.h tests for AT_FDCW, which I defined
> for in <fcntl.h> linkat(2). Then it ssumes it means openat(2) is available.
> Does that mean AT_FDCW should be guarded by #ifdef _NETBSD_SOURCE
> until the whole Extended API Set Part 2 is implemented?
There's a preexisting patch set for *at somewhere. It got rejected in
its original form because it did horrible things instead of
interfacing semi-sanely to namei.
The necessary namei parts should be tractable nowadays; however, I
probably can't get to it before this weekend, and it'll take just as
long to explain what to do as to do it myself...
David A. Holland
Main Index |
Thread Index |