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bug#11436: Please disable test cp/parent-perm-race on hurd-i386

From: Samuel Thibault
Subject: bug#11436: Please disable test cp/parent-perm-race on hurd-i386
Date: Tue, 8 May 2012 20:50:27 +0200
User-agent: Mutt/1.5.21+34 (58baf7c9f32f) (2010-12-30)

Eric Blake, le Tue 08 May 2012 12:46:57 -0600, a écrit :
> http://pubs.opengroup.org/onlinepubs/9699919799/functions/open.html
>     If path names a symbolic link, fail and set errno to [ELOOP].
> I wouldn't object to yet another O_* flag that can be used to disable
> translators,

The problem is that we can't expect people to know about that flag, and
use it where security is needed.

> but don't see how breaking POSIX semantics of a FIFO just because
> O_NOFOLLOW was used is warranted.

I don't mean it's warranted.  I mean that it's expected that using
O_NOFOLLOW will disable translators.  We can however perhaps refine the
behavior to at least make standard fifos work.


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