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Subject: Re: [hwloc-devel] [PATCH] Use getmntent_r(3) to parse /proc/mounts lines
From: Bert Wesarg (bert.wesarg_at_[hidden])
Date: 2010-03-11 18:14:58

On Fri, Mar 12, 2010 at 00:03, Brice Goglin <Brice.Goglin_at_[hidden]> wrote:
> Did you actually test this ? The way I am reading the manpage is that
> you need to open with setmntent and close with endmntent.

I have read the man page, but only about getmntent, and than read the
source code for getmntent from glibc.
So yes, it is better to use setmntent/endmntent to be conform.

> Also, isn't getmntent (without _r) enough here?

I do not know the policy from this library regarding thread safety, so
I decided to be on the safe side here.

> And finally, it seems to me that hasmntopt is probably the best way to
> look for the 'cpuset' option.

Yes, thats perfect. Didn't read this neither.

> Thanks a lot for the patch anyway, we should probably use something like
> this instead of my manual parsing code. I see some potential configure
> problems on HP-UX in Google, I might put the configure checks inside "if
> Linux". We might even not need any configure checks since only Linux
> uses all this so far. I'll play with all this tomorrow and probably
> commit something.

Thanks. I can post an updated patch which uses the input from this thread.


> Brice