Re: [PATCH] fs: Correct SuS compliance for open of large filewithout options

From: Alan Cox
Date: Thu Sep 27 2007 - 10:13:46 EST

On Thu, 27 Sep 2007 07:01:18 -0700
Arjan van de Ven <arjan@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> On Thu, 27 Sep 2007 14:29:19 +0100
> Alan Cox <alan@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> > The early LFS work that Linux uses favours EFBIG in various places.
> > SuSv3 specifically uses EOVERFLOW for this as noted by Michael (Bug
> > 7253)
> isn't this an ABI change?

Its a change of a specific error return from the wrong error to the right
one, nothing more. Fixing the returned error gives us correct behaviour
according to the standards and other systems.

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