Bug 187075 - man 2 read doesn't mention ERESTARTSYS
man 2 read doesn't mention ERESTARTSYS
Status: CLOSED ERRATA
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4
Classification: Red Hat
Component: man-pages (Show other bugs)
4.0
All Linux
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Assigned To: Ivana Varekova
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Blocks: FAST4.5APPROVED
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Reported: 2006-03-28 04:45 EST by Matthew Booth
Modified: 2010-04-23 04:06 EDT (History)
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Fixed In Version: RHBA-2006-0647
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Last Closed: 2006-09-14 00:44:45 EDT
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Description Matthew Booth 2006-03-28 04:45:03 EST
Description of problem:

read(2) can return the error ERESTARTSYS if the read is interrupted by a trace,
eg strace or attaching gdb. ERESTARTSYS is mentioned in the man page for
accept(2) in this context, but not for read(2). I believe wait4(2) can also
return ERESTARTSYS.

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):

man-pages-1.67-7.EL4.noarch
Comment 7 Red Hat Bugzilla 2006-09-14 00:44:49 EDT
An advisory has been issued which should help the problem
described in this bug report. This report is therefore being
closed with a resolution of ERRATA. For more information
on the solution and/or where to find the updated files,
please follow the link below. You may reopen this bug report
if the solution does not work for you.

http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHBA-2006-0647.html
Comment 8 Arenas Belon, Carlo Marcelo 2010-04-23 04:06:34 EDT
read(2) in F13 (man-pages-3.23-6) still doesn't show a reference to ERESTARTSYS, so this patch was probably not upstreamed and therefore still affects other versions of RHEL and Fedora.

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