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Re: The open() system call in f8 really broken...

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> On Wed, 15 Aug 2007 20:56:10 -0400, Steve Dickson <SteveD@xxxxxxxxxx>
> wrote:
>
>> *** invalid open64 call: O_CREAT without mode ***:
>> /home/src/fc/nfs-utils/devel/nfs-utils-1.1.0/utils/exportfs/exportfs
>> terminated
>
> Enabling such checks in Rawhide is the way we do things. For example,
> I saw applications failing with:
>
> ***MEMORY-WARNING***: [3894]: GSlice: g_thread_init() must be called
> before all other GLib functions; memory corruption due to late invocation
> of g_thread_init()
>
> There is simply nothing unusual or unexpected about it.
>
>> - if ((fd = open(fname, readonly? O_RDONLY : (O_RDWR|O_CREAT))) < 0) {
>> + if ((fd = (open)(fname, readonly? O_RDONLY : (O_RDWR|O_CREAT))) < 0) {
>
> Now you're just being unfriendly about it by finding ways to defeat
> a helpful check instead of adding the missing mode. What point are
> you trying to prove by doing this?

What would the preferred fix look like?  I'd like to get this sorted out,
as I'd like to send a patch for one of my affected packages upstream.

> -- Pete
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