svn commit: r192590 - stable/7/sys/sys

John Baldwin jhb at
Fri May 22 20:21:23 UTC 2009

On Friday 22 May 2009 4:08:31 pm Dimitry Andric wrote:
> On 2009-05-22 21:07, John Baldwin wrote:
> >> Log:
> >>   some ports erroneously use the existence of AT_FDCWD to check for
> >>   the availability of the *at system calls so s/AT_FDCWD/AT_FDCWD_notyet/g
> >>   
> >>   Reported by: Dimitry Andric
> > 
> > I wonder if it wouldn't be appropriate to just remove the dirfd bits entirely 
> > from 7.x for now.  I.e. remove NDINIT_AT(), AT_FDCWD_notyet, the 'dirfd' 
> > member from the structure, the 'dirfd' parameter from NDINIT_ALL(), etc.  ZFS 
> > only really needed NDINIT_ATVP(), yes?
> Are there any plans to MFC the *at() calls?  (I'd guess not, since it
> looks like they change the ABI...) 

I don't think there are due to the ABI change, and if they were ever MFC'd,
the NDINIT, etc. bits could be restored as part of that merge.

John Baldwin

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