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Re: Bug#531950: attr: FTBFS on GNU/kFreeBSD

To: Christoph Hellwig <hch@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: Bug#531950: attr: FTBFS on GNU/kFreeBSD
From: Aurelien Jarno <aurelien@xxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Sun, 14 Jun 2009 22:56:28 +0200
Cc: 531950-quiet@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx, xfs@xxxxxxxxxxx, Nathan Scott <nscott@xxxxxxxxxx>, Petr Salinger <Petr.Salinger@xxxxxxxxx>
In-reply-to: <20090614203309.GA1929@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
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On Sun, Jun 14, 2009 at 04:33:09PM -0400, Christoph Hellwig wrote:
> On Sun, Jun 14, 2009 at 06:35:17PM +0200, Aurelien Jarno wrote:
> > When not on Linux, libattr uses the GNU libc functions instead of the
> > system calls. The GNU libc then translates that into FreeBSD syscalls
> > including the integer namespace value.
> 
> Maybe you'd be better off not doing a double translation by using
> the raw syscalls from libattr..
> 

Would such a patch be accepted more easily than the ENODATA patch?

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