Re: RLIM_INFINITY inconsistency between archs

From: H. Peter Anvin (
Date: Thu Aug 03 2000 - 20:07:34 EST

Followup to: <8m8pkq$p1r$>
By author: (Miquel van Smoorenburg)
In newsgroup:
> >
> >They usually are just fine. However, if the automount protocol is
> >updated, we don't want to *have* to sit through a full glibc release
> >cycle.
> It sounds like autofs should come with it's own copy of the
> needed definitions and header files then. Now if there were 20
> applications all using the autofs interface to the kernel then
> it would be different, but if it's just one standard implementation..

Two, at least (amd uses it as well, now.) There are a number of
similar interface issues, though, and the fact remains this is at best
an ad hoc solution.


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