Bug 187075 - man 2 read doesn't mention ERESTARTSYS
Summary: man 2 read doesn't mention ERESTARTSYS
Alias: None
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4
Classification: Red Hat
Component: man-pages
Version: 4.0
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
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Assignee: Ivana Varekova
QA Contact: Ben Levenson
Depends On:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2006-03-28 09:45 UTC by Matthew Booth
Modified: 2010-04-23 08:06 UTC (History)
1 user (show)

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Last Closed: 2006-09-14 04:44:45 UTC

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Tracker ID Priority Status Summary Last Updated
Red Hat Product Errata RHBA-2006:0647 normal SHIPPED_LIVE man-pages bug fix update 2007-05-01 14:31:32 UTC

Description Matthew Booth 2006-03-28 09:45:03 UTC
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

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Comment 7 Red Hat Bugzilla 2006-09-14 04:44:49 UTC
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.


Comment 8 Arenas Belon, Carlo Marcelo 2010-04-23 08:06:34 UTC
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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