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Re: bug in statfs
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> * Corinna Vinschen <firstname.lastname@example.org> [2003-12-04 10:41:37 +0100]:
> On Wed, Dec 03, 2003 at 12:03:41PM -0500, Sam Steingold wrote:
>> POSIX specifies struct statvfs 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.
> Sure. It's struct *statfs*, not struct *statvfs*. We also have a
> statfs system call, not statvfs. So you're talking about adding a new
> system call.
yes, I realized that myself
>> Any change this might get rectified in the nearest future?
> Any important information you can't get from statfs? Otherwise it's
> a matter of time and interest, as usual.
I cannot get f_frsize, f_flag, and f_favail.
This is also a portability issue.
PS. Is there a POSIX way to get the list of mount points, lime mount(1)
and df(1) do? It appears that linux has /proc/mounts and most
unixes have /etc/mtab, but is there a system call?
Sam Steingold (http://www.podval.org/~sds) running w2k
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