Interesting, how telling somebody that they need to learn C is
considered an unacceptable thing to do. Hostile to newbies, or
some such. Introducing more magic that has to be learnt if one
wants to read the kernel source, OTOH, is just fine...
-- Al Viro
Sorry but are you really suggesting every program in the world that
uses write() anywhere should put it into a loop? That seems just
like really bad API design to me, requiring such contortions in a
fundamental system call just to work around kernel deficiencies.
I can just imagine the programmers putting nasty comments about the
Linux kernel on top of those loops and they would be fully
-- Andi Kleen
Hey, don't look at me - blame Brian Kernighan or George Bush or
-- Andrew Morton
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