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Just pushed a new update to johnwcowan repo John Cowan (26 Aug 2019 13:35 UTC)
Re: Just pushed a new update to johnwcowan repo hga@xxxxxx (26 Aug 2019 13:54 UTC)
Re: Just pushed a new update to johnwcowan repo John Cowan (26 Aug 2019 16:20 UTC)
Re: Just pushed a new update to johnwcowan repo hga@xxxxxx (26 Aug 2019 17:18 UTC)
Re: Just pushed a new update to johnwcowan repo John Cowan (26 Aug 2019 18:05 UTC)
Re: Just pushed a new update to johnwcowan repo Lassi Kortela (26 Aug 2019 18:11 UTC)
Assorted remarks on file procedures Lassi Kortela (26 Aug 2019 15:17 UTC)
Re: Assorted remarks on file procedures hga@xxxxxx (26 Aug 2019 17:06 UTC)
Re: Assorted remarks on file procedures John Cowan (26 Aug 2019 20:36 UTC)
Real and effective uid/gid procedures in git master Lassi Kortela (26 Aug 2019 17:26 UTC)
Re: Real and effective uid/gid procedures in git master John Cowan (26 Aug 2019 18:06 UTC)
Re: Real and effective uid/gid procedures in git master hga@xxxxxx (26 Aug 2019 18:12 UTC)
Re: Real and effective uid/gid procedures in git master John Cowan (26 Aug 2019 18:22 UTC)
Re: Real and effective uid/gid procedures in git master hga@xxxxxx (26 Aug 2019 18:32 UTC)
Re: Real and effective uid/gid procedures in git master John Cowan (26 Aug 2019 18:40 UTC)
Re: Real and effective uid/gid procedures in git master Lassi Kortela (26 Aug 2019 18:45 UTC)

Re: Just pushed a new update to johnwcowan repo Lassi Kortela 26 Aug 2019 18:11 UTC

>     Lassi and I have I think agreed on that, with Lassi suggesting and
>     my agreeing that file-info should default to chase?/follow? being false.
>
> I believe it should not default, but be a required argument.  When you
> ask for file info, you should have to think about what you actually
> want.  That's the C-level status quo: there is no default as between
> stat() and lstat() ,you have to pick one.

That's even better.

In C, fstat() for file descriptors is its own function as well. Should
we simply mirror that in Scheme? Currently the chase argument is
meaningless for ports.