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Re: [PATCH] part type interface


From: Thomas Bushnell, BSG
Subject: Re: [PATCH] part type interface
Date: 07 Oct 2001 14:54:14 -0700
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Neal H Walfield <address@hidden> writes:

> > Why is this not sufficient?  This is how every other shared library
> > dependency works.
> 
> I was just under the impression that a stub was the right thing to do
> in this case.  I am drawing this conclusion from what I have seen in
> libc.  Consider msync: it returns always returns failure, however,
> when this is functionality finally implemented, all application will
> magically start taking advantage of it.

I think libc is a very special case, in part because of the way
standards work.  But Roland can say more about that.




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