Subject: Re: [patch] getting '--devices=skip' to work



On Fri, Nov 19, 2004 at 07:37:21PM +0100, Jim Meyering wrote:

> Would you please provide details?
> If truly O_NONBLOCK should now be avoided, I'll have to think
> carefully about what to do about the uses in coreutils
> (dd, shred, stty, tail, and touch all use it).

I'm sorry, I don't have details. Here is one bug report that was a
result of the change:

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/beta/show_bug.cgi?id=135942

Whether the change was reverted, and whether or not that even matters,
I don't know.

Tim.
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