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Re: [Bug-tar] SA_RESTART, perhaps?

From: Kevin Fox
Subject: Re: [Bug-tar] SA_RESTART, perhaps?
Date: Tue, 27 Sep 2011 13:40:25 -0700

On Tue, 2011-09-27 at 13:37 -0700, Paul Eggert wrote:
> On 09/27/11 13:35, Kevin Fox wrote:
> > As far as I can figure, partial read is an integral part of the read
> > api. You can't disable enough stuff so that it doesn't ever happen.
> The SA_RESTART fix isn't intended to work around the
> partial-read problem; it's intended to work around the
> "we've got to check for EINTR everywhere" problem.

Then, like I said in the email you are responding to here, you don't
need that patch at all since the code already handles that case, without
the patch. See gnu/safe-read.c:72


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