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Re: exec server and /dev/fd/N

From: Carl Fredrik Hammar
Subject: Re: exec server and /dev/fd/N
Date: Wed, 26 May 2010 09:31:40 +0200
User-agent: Mutt/1.5.20 (2009-06-14)

On Tue, May 25, 2010 at 11:30:07PM +0200, Samuel Thibault wrote:
> Emilio Pozuelo Monfort, le Tue 25 May 2010 23:03:43 +0200, a écrit :
> > > Oh, I haven't noticed this file before.  :-)
> > 
> > It's the list of symbols libc.so should export. Since _hurd_exec is a public
> > API, I guessed _file_name should be too. But if we don't want it to be 
> > public, I
> > can probably put the prototype in hurd/hurdexec.h and include "hurdexec.h" 
> > from
> > execve.c.
> I believe it should be as public as _hurd_exec.

Oh, definately since it should be used instead of _hurd_exec, which is
used in some places of the Hurd.  I wasn't questioning whether it should
be in the file or not, just in what section of the file.

> > > I don't really know how this file works but this seems to be a section
> > > devoted to compatibility to an older version of glibc so I doubt this is
> > > the correct place to put a new function.  You might want to ask Samuel
> > > or Thomas about it, or if that fails, libc-alpha and Roland.
> The additional symbol needs to be added to a new GLIBC_2.foobar stanza
> corresponding to the version of glibc in which it'll eventuelly get
> added.

Thanks for clearing this up.


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