Re: ext3-2.4-0.9.4

From: Mike Castle (
Date: Mon Jul 30 2001 - 20:35:01 EST

On Tue, Jul 31, 2001 at 02:57:00AM +0200, Matthias Andree wrote:
> So, please tell my why Single Unix Specification v2 specifies EIO for
> rename. Asynchronous I/O cannot possibly trigger immediate EIO.

It also specifies EIO as possible for write().

Are you saying that, since SUS2 specifies that write() is capable of
returning EIO, and asynchronous I/O cannot possibly trigger immediate EIO,
that all calls to write() should by synchronous?


     Mike Castle
    We are all of us living in the shadow of Manhattan.  -- Watchmen
fatal ("You are in a maze of twisty compiler features, all different"); -- gcc
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