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Re: bug in statfs
- From: Sam Steingold <sds at gnu dot org>
- To: cygwin at cygwin dot com
- Date: Wed, 03 Dec 2003 12:58:00 -0500
- Subject: Re: bug in statfs
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> * Larry Hall <firstname.lastname@example.org> [2003-12-03 12:23:52 -0500]:
> At 12:03 PM 12/3/2003, Sam Steingold you wrote:
>>POSIX specifies struct statfs to contain slots f_frsize, f_flag,
>>f_favail, and f_namemax and to be declared in <sys/statvfs.h>:
>>Cygwin defines struct statfs without slots f_frsize, f_flag, and
>>f_favail, and with f_namelen instead of f_namemax, in sys/vfs.h (also
>>included from sys/statfs.h) and does not come with sys/statvfs.h.
Actually, the correct way to state the issue is:
Cygwin implements obsolete calls (f)statfs()
instead of the POSIX calls (f)statvfs().
> I haven't heard of anyone suggesting that they were creating a patch
> for this. Perhaps you want to try?
I wish I had time for this too...
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