Re: POSIX message queues, libmqueue: mq_open, mq_unlink

From: Ulrich Drepper
Date: Fri Apr 16 2004 - 17:25:18 EST

Alex Riesen wrote:

> And if the kernel code does check the incoming arguments correctly,
> what is the point to check them again? Just to make the point, that
> passing in not an absolute path is not portable?

Forget what the kernel does. This is enforcement of the API the runtime
provides. If must be stable regardless of what the kernel does.
Including kernel changes which allow special names which do funky,
non-standard things.

â Ulrich Drepper â Red Hat, Inc. â 444 Castro St â Mountain View, CA â
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