writing zero bytes in bash

Russell Coker russell at coker.com.au
Sat Feb 26 21:50:21 UTC 2005

On Sunday 27 February 2005 05:21, Féliciano Matias <feliciano.matias at free.fr> 
> Le samedi 26 février 2005 à 21:39 +1100, Russell Coker a écrit :
> > Actually I am not asking for a feature to be added, but for a feature to
> > be removed.  There is special-case code in bash if(size >0) write() and I
> > am merely suggesting that the if statement be removed.
> Writing nothing is not writing ?

If that was the case then surely the VFS would catch it before it got as far 
as the proc file system.

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