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Re: The open() system call in f8 really broken...



On Thu, 2007-08-16 at 11:20 -0400, Steve Dickson wrote:
> Oliver Falk wrote:
> >> *Anything* is better than having glibc calling abort()... imho...
> > 
> > Wouldn't most programs - I can think of some big commercial DB - then
> > abort as well?
> Letting commercial DB abort is much different than having glibc abort
> They are making the decision on what to do, not glibc. Leaving those
> types of decisions in the handles of the apps is much better than
> having glibc playing God.. imho...

+1 not that I am a big fan of proprietary software (not at all), but
aborting a DB (or any other software that manages complex structures)
with the risk of corrupting the DB is definitely WRONG.

Simo.


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