RE: [Fwd: Weird ia64 problem]
On Wed, 2005-10-05 at 14:54 -0700, Luck, Tony wrote:
> >It was suggested to me that this might be of interest outside the LSB,
> >and that I should forward it more widely...
> Running under strace, I see you write 2048 bytes at a time until you
> see EAGAIN. Then you read 4096 bytes to empty the pipe a little.
> Then you try to write 4120 bytes (more than you just emptied).
> Is that what you are trying to do?
That sounds about right.
FWIW, if you'd like a look at the source of one of the LSB tests that's
Look at function "test3", specifically the part after where it reports
"testing assertion using non-blocking pipe".
> Do you expect a partial write, rather than the EAGAIN?
That appears to be what's happening in most other cases, and also
appears to be what the LSB tests want.