Subject: Re: closefrom()
To: None <>
From: James K. Lowden <>
List: tech-userlevel
Date: 05/29/2004 11:49:40
On Sat, 29 May 2004, Martin Husemann <> wrote:
> On Sat, May 29, 2004 at 02:12:27AM +0200, mouss wrote:
> > - some people work for multiple *BSDs, so bsd-compat makes their life 
> > easier.
> Many people do software for Solaris or Linux. You could argue in that
> direction the same way. But anyway, I just wanted to point out that
> such a statement is not likely to be globally accepted without a big
> flamewar. 

Easy, Martin.  First, Mouss's other points -- existing compatibility,
borrowing of code -- don't apply to Linux, much less Solaris.  Second, I
hardly think that BSD capatibilty is controversial in *this* forum. 
Globally, I don't know.  The globe is a big place.  

Kind regards,