Suggested patch: reset errno after isatty()

Artem Bityutskiy dedekind1 at
Sat Nov 13 06:55:38 EST 2010

On Sat, 2010-11-13 at 13:07 +0200, Artem Bityutskiy wrote:
> On Sun, 2010-11-07 at 23:36 +0100, Ketil Froyn wrote:
> > On Sat, Nov 6, 2010 at 9:54 AM, Mike Frysinger <vapier.adi at> wrote:
> > >
> > > doesnt libmtd provide read functions already ?
> > > -mike
> > 
> > I'm not familiar with libmtd, but the latest release (v1.4.1) just did
> > it itself with pread, and since that failed I fixed it.
> > 
> > The new code in the repo, which appears to use libmtd, didn't work for
> > me, and the fix appeared more complicated. My patch is for v1.4.1,
> > which should also make it easier to integrate for package maintainers,
> > if they wish, pending a working rewrite.
> Ketil, you have a point, 
> however, Mike is right, fixes should be back-ports, or if you fix a
> problem in the older release, you should fix it in the master branch as
> well, or show that it does not exist in the master branch. This is the
> only way it is possible to keep development under control.
> We really need to be sure that whatever is fixed in older releases is
> also fixed in the newer. Yes, this is more work for you but hey, I'm
> also doing this stuff in my spare time.

BTW, with patches from Brian Norris which I just pushed the master
branch may work better for you.

Best Regards,
Artem Bityutskiy (Артём Битюцкий)

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