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Re: error on TTY read: no such file or directory

Bart Schaefer wrote:
> I'd be suspicious that the kernel is expecting a 64-bit value as the
> third argument to read() and is getting only a 32-bit value -- but in
> that case I'd expect strace to show the whole 64 bits so that we'd be
> able to tell how many bytes read() really was looking for; and that
> would leave the question of where the other 1024 bytes came from, and
> why stuffing 1025 bytes through the address of a single character on
> the stack doesn't cause a more serious meltdown ...

Or could it be the other way around and _LARGEFILE_SOURCE and the
corresponding definitions, such as open64, aren't being handled correctly?
It's certainly at least partially in effect because of the stat64.

May be a complete red herring.

Peter Stephenson <pws@xxxxxxx>                  Software Engineer
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