/dev/full bug (2.0.24)?

Peter Nilsson (peternil@pnidv96.univ.hv.se)
Tue, 7 Jan 1997 14:00:22 +0100 (MET)


When I do "cat /dev/full", it prints an infinite stream of garbage to the
I looked at the sources and found that read_full in drivers/char/mem.c
advances the file position and returns count as if it had read count
bytes. But it doesn't change the buffer.
Is this behaviour correct? It seems a bit strange to me.