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Re: New platform independent problem
Eric Blake <email@example.com> writes:
> What platforms use d_ino==0 to mean an empty entry, rather than an entry
> where st_ino must be checked?
This is traditional Unix behaviour. The original dirent structure (which
was actually struct direct from <sys/dir.h>) directly matched the contents
of the directory file on disk, and an entry was deleted by setting d_ino
to zero. Modern implementations of the dirent functions hide this detail
from the user and never return entries with d_ino == 0 any more.
Andreas Schwab, SuSE Labs, firstname.lastname@example.org
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