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Re: struct stat st_dev question
- To: Chris Faylor <email@example.com>
- Subject: Re: struct stat st_dev question
- From: Mumit Khan <firstname.lastname@example.org.EDU>
- Date: Mon, 12 Apr 1999 23:10:55 -0500
- cc: email@example.com
Chris Faylor <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> On Mon, Apr 12, 1999 at 09:01:55PM -0400, Chris Faylor wrote:
> >Hmm. st_dev should be a disk's volume serial number, at least
> >from my reading of the code in fhandler.cc.
> >If it's always returning 4096, that's a bug.
> Actually recent snapshots do not return 4096.
Thanks for checking.
In the meantime, I'll submit a patch to egcs that handles the current
release. It'll continue to work with b21 since it uses a different
scheme (/cygdrive instead //<drive> if I remember correctly), so it's
fyi, these problems came up when trying to change the pathname scheme
in egcs to POSIX only for Cygwin as we had discussed earlier.