[Patch] Fix libstdc++/11378 (3rd take)

Nathan Myers ncm-nospam@cantrip.org
Sat Jul 12 18:45:00 GMT 2003


On Sat, Jul 12, 2003 at 09:42:18AM -0700, Nathan Myers wrote:
> On Sat, Jul 12, 2003 at 01:52:06PM +0200, Paolo Carlini wrote:
> > Hi,
> > 
> > this is the 3rd try: in this case I have added an autoconf
> > test for writev, which is then used when available, as per
> > Nathan's indication.
> > 
> > I would really like to have this in and close 11378 once
> > and for all.
> 
> Wow, that's fast work!  Looks clean too.
> 
> There is one thing left, though.  writev() (like write()) is allowed
> to return a "short write"  ...

(Apologies for replying to my own posting.)  I don't see the above
as a reason to delay applying the patch.  Since the problem is in 
the existing code, and doesn't affect 11378, there's no reason not
to apply it and close 11378.  (I suppose I should file a bug report
detailing this problem.)

Nathan Myers
ncm-nospam@cantrip.org



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