[issue992] telldir/seekdir broken [PATCH]

Matthew Dillon dillon at apollo.backplane.com
Tue Apr 22 13:26:37 PDT 2008

:New submission from Gary Stanley <gary at velocity-servers.net>:
:FreeBSD has a bug in telldir that returns incorrect results, causing memory=20
:leaks and other odd behavior. This bug was fixed in NetBSD, and I've create=
:d a=20
:patch based on NetBSD's changes. This will also add a pointer to dd_interna=
:in dirent.h, which will probably require a version bump because the size of=20
:that struct will change. I didn't bother bumping version here because it se=
:it didn't effect anything (ls, du, etc), but its better to be safe than sor=
:The code to generate the issue is here:

     Ok, I see what's going on here.  I'm going to play with it a bit,
     I don't entirely like NetBSD's solution.


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