Re: POSIX message queues, libmqueue: mq_open, mq_unlink

From: Chris Wright
Date: Fri Apr 16 2004 - 17:28:34 EST

* Alex Riesen (fork0@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx) wrote:
> My concern is that the tests are rather pointing that something in
> kernel is not implemented correctly. _The_ checks in particular.
> Because if they _are_ implemented correctly, you don't need to patch the
> functionality in the user space.
> 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?

The kernel interface is simple and clean. And in fact, requires no
slashes else you'll get -EACCES. It's not POSIX, but the library
interface is.

We just discussed this yesterday:

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