[Bug 1010069] Re: bits/fcntl.h does not define AT_EMPTY_PATH

Clint Byrum clint at fewbar.com
Wed Sep 12 22:21:05 UTC 2012

Hello Serge, or anyone else affected,

Accepted eglibc into precise-proposed. The package will build now and be
available at http://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/eglibc/2.15-0ubuntu10.1
in a few hours, and then in the -proposed repository.

Please help us by testing this new package.  See
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** Changed in: eglibc (Ubuntu Precise)
       Status: In Progress => Fix Committed

** Tags added: verification-needed

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  bits/fcntl.h does not define AT_EMPTY_PATH

Status in “eglibc” package in Ubuntu:
  Fix Released
Status in “eglibc” source package in Precise:
  Fix Committed

Bug description:
  SRU Justification:

  A fix is needed for qemu-kvm to compile the virtio-9p-handle.c file.

  [Development Fix]
  This is fixed in quantal.

  [Stable Fix]
  A fix can be backported from quantal into precise.

  [Test Case]
  Try to compile the virtio-9p-handle.c file in qemu-kvm.

  [Regression Potential]
  This patch adds AT_SYMLINK_FOLLOW, AT_NO_AUTOMOUNT, AT_EMPTY_PATH, and AT_EACCESS to the proper fcntl.h files.


  This bug is not upstream, and the define is too new to appear in
  debian.  Upstream, AT_EMPTY_PATH is defined in io/fcntl.h.  In debian,
  debian/patches/any/submitted-bits-fcntl_h-at.diff moves the *AT
  defines into the per-arch bits/fcntl.h files.  The ubuntu-specific
  merge of newer upstream updated the patch doing so to remove the
  AT_EMPTY_PATH with the rest of that blcok from io/fcntl.c, but does
  not add it to the bits/fcntl.h files.

  This is needed for qemu-kvm to compile the virtio-9p-handle.c file.

  A debdiff is attached which adds the definition.

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