msync on Hurd, dev_t on MIPS

Russ Allbery rra at stanford.edu
Fri Nov 6 17:39:04 UTC 2009


Nix <nix at esperi.org.uk> writes:
> On 3 Nov 2009, Russ Allbery uttered the following:
>> Julien ÉLIE <julien at trigofacile.com> writes:

>>> So finally, SysV shared memory on the Hurd and dev_t on MIPS do not seem
>>> to be properly implemented and we cannot do anything for that.

>> The dev_t thing on MIPS is very odd.  I wouldn't expect that sort of
>> difference between different Linux architectures.

> Not if they were using glibc, certainly; dev_t is defined in
> <bits/types.h> (included by <unistd.h>, of course), which is
> unconditionally installed and not dependent on architecture, nor on any
> of the __USE flags. So *everyone* should have this.

> What libc is this system using? Maybe it's using uClibc or something...

No, this would be glibc.  I'm not sure what the heck is going on with
this.

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Russ Allbery (rra at stanford.edu)             <http://www.eyrie.org/~eagle/>



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