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Re: dd PATCH: add conv=direct

From: Philippe Troin
Subject: Re: dd PATCH: add conv=direct
Date: 08 Apr 2004 09:23:21 -0700
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Paul Eggert <address@hidden> writes:

>   dd has new iflags= and oflags= options with the following flags:
>     append    append mode (makes sense for output file only)
>     direct    use direct I/O for data
>     dsync     use synchronized I/O for data
>     sync      likewise, but also for metadata
>     nonblock  use non-blocking I/O
>     nofollow  do not follow symlinks
>     noctty    do not assign controlling terminal from file

noctty definitely seems overkill... I can't see why dd would ever want
to open a file without O_NOCTTY. On systems where O_NOCTTY makes sense
(SvR4) that is.


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