[erlang-questions] file:open/2 and Unix Device Files
Tue Nov 4 12:52:39 CET 2008
I have just noticed that opening a device file other than "/dev/null"
will fail with eisdir.
I am just wondering what the intention behind this was. Could somebody
elaborate on why this restriction is in place?
Furthermore, will I have to modify efile_openfile() for each new
released version of erlang, or is there a chance that future releases
will support opening all kinds of device files?
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