Re: [PATCH] fs: Correct SuS compliance for open of large file without options

From: Alan Cox
Date: Thu Sep 27 2007 - 11:14:29 EST

> Well it's not my call, just seems like a really bad idea to change the
> error value. You can't claim full coverage for such testing anyway, it's
> one of those things that people will complain about two releases later
> saying it broke app foo.

Strange since we've spent years changing error values and getting them
right in the past.

There are real things to worry about - sysfs, sysfs, sysfs, ... and all
the other crap which is continually breaking stuff, not spec compliance
corrections that don't break things but move us into compliance with the

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