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0001455 [1003.1(2016/18)/Issue7+TC2] System Interfaces Objection Clarification Requested 2021-03-02 14:16 2021-03-02 14:16
Reporter geoffclare View Status public  
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Priority normal Resolution Open  
Status New  
Name Geoff Clare
Organization The Open Group
User Reference
Section 2.4.3
Page Number 494
Line Number 17135,17137
Interp Status ---
Final Accepted Text
Summary 0001455: readv() and writev() are missing from the table of async-signal-safe functions
Description It appears that readv() and writev() were accidentally omitted from the table of async-signal-safe functions in 2.4.3 when SUSv2 and POSIX.1-1996 were merged in 2001.

The description of readv() begins with "The readv() function shall be equivalent to read(), except as described below", and nothing "below" says that one of the exceptions is that the async-signal-safe requirement for read() does not apply to readv().

Likewise for writev().
Desired Action Add readv() and writev() to the table.
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Date Modified Username Field Change
2021-03-02 14:16 geoffclare New Issue
2021-03-02 14:16 geoffclare Name => Geoff Clare
2021-03-02 14:16 geoffclare Organization => The Open Group
2021-03-02 14:16 geoffclare Section => 2.4.3
2021-03-02 14:16 geoffclare Page Number => 494
2021-03-02 14:16 geoffclare Line Number => 17135,17137
2021-03-02 14:16 geoffclare Interp Status => ---

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