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Bug#942558: hurd: should return ENXIO instead of EIEIO in open()



Svante Signell, le ven. 18 oct. 2019 19:16:01 +0200, a ecrit:
> On Fri, 2019-10-18 at 23:37 +0800, Shengjing Zhu wrote:
> > On Fri, Oct 18, 2019 at 2:38 PM Samuel Thibault <sthibault@debian.org
> > > wrote:
> > > Hello,
> > > 
> > > Shengjing Zhu, le ven. 18 oct. 2019 13:26:58 +0800, a ecrit:
> > > > When calling open(fifo_fd, O_WRONLY | O_NONBLOCK) on an fifo
> > > > file, which has
> > > > no reader, it should return ENXIO. But on Hurd, it returns EIEIO.
> > > 
> > > I guess you mean it does this consistently?
> > > 
> > 
> > consistently on the qemu vm, with the image downloaded from
> > cdimage.d.o.
> > 
> > I think it can be reproduced by following snippets,
> > 
> > ```
> > #include <errno.h>
> > #include <fcntl.h>
> > #include <stdio.h>
> > #include <sys/stat.h>
> > 
> > int main() {
> >  char *s = "test";
> >  mkfifo(s, S_IRUSR | S_IWUSR);
> >  open(s, O_WRONLY | O_NONBLOCK);
> >  perror(NULL);
> >  return 0;
> > }
> > ```
> > 
> > On linux, it prints "No such device or address";
> > On the hurd vm, it prints "Computer bought the farm".
> > 
> Confirmed:
> ./test_fifo
> Computer bought the farm
> 
> And it does not seem to kill the translator:
> ps -feM|grep fifo
>      srs 11016   411  0:00.00 /hurd/fifo

It would be useful to check which underlying RPC is returning this
error, and checking why /hurd/fifo doesn't seem to behave well in that
case.

Samuel


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