Subject: Re: bug in fd.c?
To: John M Vinopal <>
From: Charles M. Hannum <>
List: port-i386
Date: 08/30/1996 15:49:38
John M Vinopal <> writes:

> It appears that fd will possible return a negative byte count upon error
> I base this on fd.c: unmodified: line 579 of 1264 [45%]
> [...]
> It would appear that b_resid is not always initialized in fd.c (but in truth
> I don't know enough of the deeper kernel world to assert this).

Yes; that appears to be the case.  I'll check in a fix for it right

> Do I possess head in butt?

Nope.  Looks like I did.  B-)