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Re: Adding an option to avoid SIGPIPE for all file descriptors
On Mon, Jan 23, 2012 at 10:43:38PM -0500, Christos Zoulas wrote:
> | On Mon, Jan 23, 2012 at 09:28:48PM -0500, Christos Zoulas wrote:
> | > [stuff]
> | One thing jumps out at me: if it's a file-level flag, shouldn't it be
> | sufficient to use F_GETFL / F_SETFL to manipulate it, rather than
> | adding new fcntls?
> I thought about that, and we can definitely do this, but providing the
> fcntl's too gives us compatibility with the MacOSX api. I am open to
> whatever we decide.
I dunno. I'm generally opposed to multiplication of new fcntls or
ioctls, but API compat does have some value... does anyone actually
use that API?
(and I don't suppose we can think of a clever way to stuff the compat
fcntls into libcompat or some such place so they don't bloat out the
David A. Holland
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