kern/46239: posix semaphore implementation errors
wart at tepkom.ru
Fri Aug 27 07:10:26 PDT 2004
The following reply was made to PR kern/46239; it has been noted by GNATS.
From: Wartan Hachaturow <wart at tepkom.ru>
To: Tilman Linneweh <arved at FreeBSD.org>
Cc: freebsd-bugs at FreeBSD.org, freebsd-standards at FreeBSD.org
Subject: Re: kern/46239: posix semaphore implementation errors
Date: Fri, 27 Aug 2004 17:54:38 +0400
On Fri, Aug 27, 2004 at 01:05:15PM +0000, Tilman Linneweh wrote:
> Over to standards to check, if we violate POSIX here.
IEEE Std 1003.1, 2004 Edition:
"The name argument points to a string naming a semaphore object. It is
unspecified whether the name appears in the file system and is visible
to functions that take pathnames as arguments. The name argument
conforms to the construction rules for a pathname. If name begins with
the slash character, then processes calling sem_open() with the same
value of name shall refer to the same semaphore object, as long as that
name has not been removed.
If name does not begin with the slash
character, the effect is implementation-defined. The interpretation of
slash characters other than the leading slash character in name is
Standart defines only the leading "/" behaviour, and leaves other places
of slash for the implementation to define. We define it like "we disallow
slashes in other places". We even document it in BUGS section of the
"Be different: conform."
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