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Date: Mon, 12 Apr 2021 14:53:23 +0900
From: Dominique Martinet <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] nftw: implement FTW_ACTIONRETVAL


Dominique Martinet wrote on Fri, Mar 26, 2021 at 02:44:56PM +0900:
>  - After checking there doesn't seem to be *that* many users, but there
> still are quite a few, which can be found through debian code search:
> I'm personally interested in this for bpftool (in linux's source tree,
> tools/bpf/bpftool/perf.c ) which uses it to run through /proc/*/fd/*
> skipping unrelated directories, on alpine linux.
> If this is refused I'll try to push a workaround there but doing it in
> musl would allow dropping other compat patches (e.g. aufs-tools) with
> a similar problem.

It's been a couple of weeks.

I'm not sure how long people usually wait for replies, but I'll give
this one more then start looking at working around this on the bpftool
side for my own personal needs, but it's a bit of a shame for  other
users of FTW_ACTIONRETVAL that could benefit from this in my opinion :(


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