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Re: [PATCH] getcwd: on Solaris, work better if ancestors are inaccessibl
Re: [PATCH] getcwd: on Solaris, work better if ancestors are inaccessible
Fri, 16 Jul 2010 01:02:30 +0200
Paul Eggert wrote:
> I installed this, for tar's sake:
> Subject: [PATCH] getcwd: on Solaris, work better if ancestors are inaccessible
> * lib/getcwd.c (__getcwd): If getcwd returns EINVAL for zero
> buffer and size, try again with a large buffer. This works better
> on Solaris, since its getcwd succeeds even if the path to the root
> is inaccessible, and this is helpful in common cases such as .zfs
> hidden directories. Problem reported by J Chapman Flack in
> Use system getcwd if it's declared, not merely if it's partly
> working; use the partly-working test only to avoid needless effort
> if the system getcwd fails.
> * m4/getcwd-path-max.m4 (gl_FUNC_GETCWD_PATH_MAX): Omit
> comment that was already obsolete and is now even more obsolete.
> * modules/getcwd (Depends-on): Depend on strdup, since __getcwd
> now might call strdup.
Thanks! That looks fine.