I've assembled some notes from old manuals and other sources
on the formats used for on-disk file systems through the
Additional notes, comments on style, and whatnot are welcome.
(It may be sensible to send anything in the last two categories
directly to me, rather than to the whole list.)
I gather system calls can return EINTR only when they are "slow". True?
What makes a system call "slow"? Is it the ability to block for a while?
But I wouldn't think dup(2) would block, for example.
(I -=Love=- *ix!)