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

From: Alan Cox
Date: Thu Sep 27 2007 - 10:39:20 EST

> > 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.
> It may still break applications. Waving some standard at them if they
> complain is unlikely to impress them.

And our existing behaviour may well break correctly written
portable applications, and is incorrect as well.

Testing so far says it doesn't break anything, which is no suprise if you
apply about ten braincells to the case under consideration.

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