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



On Thu, Aug 16, 2007 at 11:59:22AM -0400, Steve Dickson wrote:
> >The application has already _decided_ to crash by using invalid code.
> No... glibc made the decision... without give the app any warning
> or time to clean up... thats wrong.. imho...

I think the glibc folks are right, providing they don't suddenely turn this
on for a RHEL5 update. 

> Its not glibc's place (or anybody else) to make such judgments
> on the ability of the application or the developer...

The alternative is telepathically deducing the authors intent. Thats even
harder. Better it fails in rawhide and FC devel and people fix stuff. For
RHEL people will get zapped in RHEL6 betas and soon fix any



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