Date: Sun, 25 Mar 2018 00:24:01 -0700 From: Khem Raj <raj.khem@...il.com> To: musl@...ts.openwall.com Subject: Re: <fstab.h> / getfsent(3) and friends On Sat, Mar 24, 2018 at 5:57 PM, Rich Felker <dalias@...c.org> wrote: > On Sat, Mar 24, 2018 at 07:45:52PM -0500, A. Wilcox wrote: >> Would a small module implementing <fstab.h> be accepted upstream into >> musl? I looked on the mailing list and wiki and didn't see anyone >> asking this question before. >> >> >> This header and API are used by at least: >> >> - filelight (disk space usage tracker) >> >> - K3b (KDE disc ripper) >> >> - KDELibs 3.x, used by TDE (Trinity Desktop Environment, light Qt DE) >> >> - MythTV and XBMC (media center/players) >> >> - Pegasus (scientific computation management system by USC) >> >> >> Since this is already implemented by glibc, FreeBSD, NetBSD, >> OpenBSD, Mac OS X, AIX, HP-UX, QNX, and >> others, all but TDE's fork of KDELibs 3 don't check for >> it in configure. I would be more than happy to implement and maintain this. > > Seems plausible that it would be reasonable but I haven't looked at > the specifics. How large would the implementation be? Are there ugly > issues with thread-safety/global state that make the apis hard to use > reasonably? Anything weird it has to hook into? > they dont look like being thread safe or async safe atleast in glibc docs. perhaps you can use gnulib implementation in apps where its needed. > Rich
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