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Re: lib/43310: dirent(5) standard compliance

Subject: Re: lib/43310: dirent(5) standard compliance
From: Christos Zoulas
Date: Sat, 15 May 2010 23:05:03 +0000 UTC
The following reply was made to PR lib/43310; it has been noted by GNATS.

From: christos@xxxxxxxxxx (Christos Zoulas)
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Subject: Re: lib/43310: dirent(5) standard compliance
Date: Sat, 15 May 2010 19:02:16 -0400

 On May 15,  7:40pm, dholland-bugs@xxxxxxxxxx (David Holland) wrote:
 -- Subject: Re: lib/43310: dirent(5) standard compliance
 
 |  Changing to the declaration glibc uses (with the zero-length array at
 |  the end) might be desirable; that usage is now blessed by the C
 |  standard. (This should probably also be done in the ffs code, but
 |  that's a separate problem.)
 
 The problem is that then readdir_r will need to do some ugly hack.
 
 christos
 

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