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Re: [Qemu-devel] d_off field in struct dirent and 32-on-64 emulation

From: Florian Weimer
Subject: Re: [Qemu-devel] d_off field in struct dirent and 32-on-64 emulation
Date: Fri, 28 Dec 2018 12:56:33 +0100

* Adhemerval Zanella:

> On 27/12/2018 16:09, Florian Weimer wrote:
>> * Adhemerval Zanella:
>>> Also for glibc standpoint, although reverting it back to use getdents 
>>> syscall for non-LFS mode might fix this issue for architectures that
>>> provides non-LFS getdents syscall it won't be a fix for architectures 
>>> that still provides off_t different than off64_t *and* only provides 
>>> getdents64 syscall.
>>> Currently we only have nios2 and csky (unfortunately).  But since generic 
>>> definition for off_t and off64_t still assumes non-LFS support, all new
>>> 32-bits ports potentially might carry the issue.
>> For csky, we could still change the type of the non-standard d_off
>> field to long long int.  This way, only telldir would have to fail
>> when truncation is necessary, as mentioned below:
> I think it makes no sense to continue making non-LFS as default for
> newer 32 bits ports, the support will be emulated with LFS syscalls.

Sorry, I don't see how this matters.  seekdir and telldir are NOT
affected by LFS.

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