[erlang-patches] : : More about SCTP and R12B-5

Per Hedeland <>
Mon Nov 10 13:47:31 CET 2008


"Bjorn Gustavsson" <> wrote:
>
>Quote from the README file:
>
>"FreeBSD has a bug which cause kqueue/poll/select to fail to detect
>that a writev() on a pipe has been made. This bug should have been fixed
>in FreeBSD 6.3 and FreeBSD 7.0. More information can be found at:
>* http://www.freebsd.org/cgi/cvsweb.cgi/src/sys/kern/sys_pipe.c
>* http://lists.freebsd.org/pipermail/freebsd-arch/2007-September/006790.html
>NetBSD and DragonFlyBSD probably have or have had the same bug."

Ouch, that was nasty - thanks for beating me over the head with it. This
could then (at least) cause failure to collect the output from some
arbitrary port program (that might be using writev even though you don't
know it) - not "fine" indeed.

--Per



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