RE: [Fwd: Weird ia64 problem]

From: Jeff Licquia <>
Date: 2005-10-06 08:13:05
On Wed, 2005-10-05 at 14:54 -0700, Luck, Tony wrote:
> >It was suggested to me that this might be of interest outside the LSB,
> >and that I should forward it more widely...
> Running under strace, I see you write 2048 bytes at a time until you
> see EAGAIN.  Then you read 4096 bytes to empty the pipe a little.
> Then you try to write 4120 bytes (more than you just emptied).
> Is that what you are trying to do?

That sounds about right.

FWIW, if you'd like a look at the source of one of the LSB tests that's
failing, see:

Look at function "test3", specifically the part after where it reports
"testing assertion using non-blocking pipe".

> Do you expect a partial write, rather than the EAGAIN?

That appears to be what's happening in most other cases, and also
appears to be what the LSB tests want.

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