Jeff Johnston jjohnstn@redhat.com
Tue Dec 13 22:15:00 GMT 2005

Corinna Vinschen wrote:
> Hi,
> in libc/include/sys/fcntl.h, the O_SYNC flag is guarded by "#ifndef
> _POSIX_SOURCE", together with these unlucky BSD defines FAPPEND, FSYNC,
> etc.  However, O_SYNC is defined by SUSv3 as part of the "Synchronized
> Input and Output" extension [SIO], together with its siblings O_DSYNC
> and O_RSYNC.  Shouldn't O_SYNC be taken out of the "#ifndef _POSIX_SOURCE"
> guarded part and be always defined instead?

Yes, it is documented in the POSIX standard and should be outside of the 

-- Jeff J.

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