Re: [PATCH] O_STREAMING - flag for optimal streaming I/O

From: Richard B. Johnson (
Date: Wed Oct 09 2002 - 09:33:38 EST

On 9 Oct 2002, Robert Love wrote:

> On Wed, 2002-10-09 at 10:10, Marco Colombo wrote:
> > > #define O_NOFOLLOW 0400000 /* don't follow links */
> > > #define O_NOFOLLOW 0x20000 /* don't follow links */

Hmm. It's been a long time since I had to use octal. Since 0400000
the exact same value as 0x20000, why not use 0x20000? It's much
more common notation.

Dick Johnson
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