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Re: NetBSD bug/misbehavior in vdprintf

In article <>,
Rob Newberry  <> wrote:
>(Also posting to tech-userlevel...)
>NetBSD's implementation of vdprintf makes a special check -- if the
>descriptor is in non-blocking mode, it needs to be a regular file (I
>think I read that code correctly).  But it apparently doesn't have this
>check problem for vfprintf.  I think it's been there a long time (since
>the introduction of vdprintf), but it makes vdprintf behave differently
>than vfprintf.  In my view, "vfprintf( FILE, ...)" and "vdprintf(
>fileno( FILE ), ... )" ought to behave the same -- but they don't (on
>NetBSD) if "fileno( FILE )" has been marked non-blocking and it's not a
>regular file.

You are right, it should work and I removed the test.


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