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Re: making fts thread-safe (no more fchdir)

From: Jim Meyering
Subject: Re: making fts thread-safe (no more fchdir)
Date: Tue, 24 Jan 2006 11:48:21 +0100

Eric Blake <address@hidden> wrote:
> According to Jim Meyering on 1/19/2006 3:39 AM:
>> As I said, I'm reluctant to add this complexity,
>> without some evidence that it will be used.
> How about a simpler patch to gnulib: define FTS_CWDFD, then make gnulib
> fts_open() fail unless FTS_CWDFD or FTS_NOCHDIR is set.  In other words,

Thanks for the suggestion.
However, I've resolved bite the bullet and provide full API compatibility
after all.  That should help others (glibc) to adopt the new mode.

I'll straighten things out in coreutils before inflicting any
changes on gnulib.

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