[TUHS] Unix APIs: elegant or not?
mutiny.mutiny at india.com
Tue Nov 6 00:11:04 AEST 2018
At 4 Nov 2018 22:07:46 +0000 (+00:00) from Chris Hanson <cmhanson at eschatologist.net>:
> And do this for every classic system call, since virtually no client code should ever have to care about EINTR. It was early an implementation expediency that became API and that everyone now has to just deal with because you can’t expect the system call interface you use to do this for you.
> This is the sort of wart that should’ve been fixed by System V and/or BSD 4 at latest.
you are right!
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