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From: Samuel Thibault <samuel.thibault@ens-lyon.org>
To: "H. Peter Anvin" <hpa@zytor.com>
Cc: Arjan van de Ven <arjan@infradead.org>, linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org
Subject: Re: Linux should define ENOTSUP
Date: Wed, 6 Dec 2006 16:34:04 +0100	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <20061206153404.GU3927@implementation.labri.fr> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <4576E134.5020109@zytor.com>

H. Peter Anvin, le Wed 06 Dec 2006 07:26:44 -0800, a écrit :
> Samuel Thibault wrote:
> >H. Peter Anvin, le Wed 06 Dec 2006 07:16:39 -0800, a écrit :
> >>Arjan van de Ven wrote:
> >>>>Is there any way to fix this?  Glibc people don't seem to want to fix it
> >>>>on their part, see
> >>>>http://sources.redhat.com/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=2363
> >>>Hi,
> >>>
> >>>Ulrich asked you to go to us once your time travel machine was
> >>>finished.. is it finished yet ?  ;=)
> >>>
> >>>this is part of the ABI, so we can't change this in 2006...
> >>>
> >>If ENOTSUP is currently unused and is only there for completeness, then 
> >>it should be fine to add it.
> >
> >The functions that should be returning it instead of EOPNOTSUP should be
> >fixed too.
> >
> 
> The two can't be done at the same time.  In fact, the two probably can't 
> be done without a period of quite a few *years* between them.

Not a reason for not doing it ;)

Samuel

  reply	other threads:[~2006-12-06 15:33 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 19+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2006-12-06 13:51 Samuel Thibault
2006-12-06 14:25 ` Arjan van de Ven
2006-12-06 14:31   ` Samuel Thibault
2006-12-06 15:17     ` H. Peter Anvin
2006-12-06 20:10       ` Ulrich Drepper
2006-12-06 21:11         ` H. Peter Anvin
2006-12-06 22:34           ` Ulrich Drepper
2006-12-07 13:49     ` Theodore Tso
2006-12-07 13:59       ` Andreas Schwab
2006-12-07 14:15         ` Theodore Tso
2006-12-07 14:30           ` Andreas Schwab
2006-12-07 15:33             ` Ulrich Drepper
2006-12-06 15:16   ` H. Peter Anvin
2006-12-06 15:25     ` Samuel Thibault
2006-12-06 15:26       ` H. Peter Anvin
2006-12-06 15:34         ` Samuel Thibault [this message]
2006-12-06 15:35           ` H. Peter Anvin
2006-12-06 16:14             ` Samuel Thibault
2006-12-06 16:44               ` H. Peter Anvin

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