Bug 9933 - bits/ipc.h defines ipc_perm key member incorrectly
bits/ipc.h defines ipc_perm key member incorrectly
Status: CLOSED NOTABUG
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: glibc (Show other bugs)
6.1
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Jakub Jelinek
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Reported: 2000-03-03 11:41 EST by magill
Modified: 2008-05-01 11:37 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2000-05-22 10:52:06 EDT
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Description magill 2000-03-03 11:41:09 EST
With glibc-devel-2.1.2-11 installed, /usr/include/bits/ipc.h kefines the
key member of struct ipc_perm incorrectly:

struct ipc_perm
  {
    __key_t __key;			/* Key.  */
    unsigned short int uid;		/* Owner's user ID.  */
    unsigned short int gid;		/* Owner's group ID.  */
    unsigned short int cuid;		/* Creator's user ID.  */
    unsigned short int cgid;		/* Creator's group ID.  */
    unsigned short int mode;		/* Read/write permission.  */
    unsigned short int __seq;		/* Sequence number.  */
  };

key should simply be defined as 'key' not '__key'
Comment 1 Cristian Gafton 2000-05-22 10:52:59 EDT
assign to jakub
Comment 2 Jakub Jelinek 2000-09-04 10:13:52 EDT
No, it should not. X/Open (1987/01) does not define such members of
struct ipc_perm. Look at util-linux/sys-utils/ipcs.c to see how ipcs
does this.

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