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Re: The dirent struct

On Fri, Aug 06, 2010 at 06:39:25PM +0200, Corinna Vinschen wrote:
>On Aug  6 10:51, Chris Sutcliffe wrote:
>> On 6 August 2010 10:11, Corinna Vinschen wrote:
>> > On Aug ??6 09:40, Christopher Faylor wrote:
>> >> On Fri, Aug 06, 2010 at 09:33:41AM -0400, Chris Sutcliffe wrote:
>> >> >I assume d_fileno and d_reclen may be part of __d_unused1 or
>> >> >__d_internal1? ??I'd appreciate some help here, since I'm not sure what
>> >> >to do at this point.
>> >>
>> >> No, they are not part of either of those fields. ??If they were
>> >> they would be exposed.
>> >>
>> >> They simply are not implemented.
>> >
>> > And they don't have to. ??Per POSIX, only d_ino and d_name can be
>> > expected by a portable application(*).
>> Fair enough, thankfully they are don't seem to be used by the code, so
>> I added an '#ifndef __CYGWIN__' around them and have managed to get by
>> this.
>Btw., d_fileno is just another old name for d_ino.  The Linux headers
>defines it thus as `#define d_fileno d_ino'.  We can do the same in
>Cygwin.  Maybe that minimizes some porting effort.

Huh.  I thought the d_fileno actually stood for the file handle of the
opened directory.


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