[haiku-commits] Re: r34010 - in haiku/trunk: headers/posix headers/posix/sys src/system/libroot/posix/sys src/system/libroot/posix/unistd

  • From: Ingo Weinhold <ingo_weinhold@xxxxxx>
  • To: haiku-commits@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Fri, 13 Nov 2009 07:29:13 +0100

On 2009-11-13 at 00:18:47 [+0100], Matt Madia <mattmadia@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> On Nov 12, 2009, at 5:50 PM, "Ingo Weinhold" <ingo_weinhold@xxxxxx>
> wrote:
> > It would be nice, if someone went thoroughly through the POSIX specs
> > and added missing stuff, but ATM I'm just adding things I currently
> > need. When working recursively in the file system those *at()
> > functions are really needed, if one doesn't want to construct paths
> > all the time. Or use the storage kit C++ API, but that would
> > needlessly pull the complete libbe.
> Could this be a possible GSoC2010 project idea?

There's definitely lots of POSIX functionality missing. Some of it 
definitely larger tasks to implement. So I guess selected subsets would be 
fine for GSoC. At any rate, I've created ticket #4947 which is meant to get 
an overview in the first place.

> And yes I'm already thinking about it :)

It's never too early. :-)

CU, Ingo

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