Wed Feb 23 16:49:00 GMT 2005
On Feb 23 13:14, Corinna Vinschen wrote:
> On Feb 22 21:52, Eric Blake wrote:
> > Linux provides /dev/full at major device 1, minor 7, and the properties of
> > world readable/writable, writes error out with ENOSPC, reads behave like
> > /dev/zero, seeks succeed. The coreutils testsuite tries to use /dev/full
> > to ensure that utilities behave correctly in the face of write errors. It
> > looks like it would not be too hard to extend the existing fhandler_zero
> > functionality into supporting /dev/full.
> Did you try to create a symlink?
> mkdir -p /dev
> ln -s /dev/null /dev/full
Ok, that doesn't help on writing. I've implemented /dev/full now.
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