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Re: [bug-grep] [patch] getting '--devices=skip' to work

From: Jim Meyering
Subject: Re: [bug-grep] [patch] getting '--devices=skip' to work
Date: Fri, 19 Nov 2004 19:37:21 +0100

Tim Waugh <address@hidden> wrote:
> Stop the bus!  There is a kernel change to do with opening normal
> files with O_NONBLOCK having unexpected consequences.  It's best
> avoided.

Hi Tim,

Would you please provide details?
If truly O_NONBLOCK should now be avoided, I'll have to think
carefully about what to do about the uses in coreutils
(dd, shred, stty, tail, and touch all use it).

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