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> Linus explained that when he found a portability problem with an
> application, if the issue was with POSIX.1 compliance, he would fix the
> kernel instead of modifying the application.  That's what got us to
> where we are today.   Telling people to screw standards and use a linux
> specific interface might be what we have to do in the short-run, but I
> don't think it works for the long-term.

Part of the difference is POSIX.1 is fairly sane. We don't take this attitude
with SuS for example - ie no streams, no read/write atomicity guarantees that
would hurt I/O performance.

I agree with your point on the whole Ted, but not the example 8)


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