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
Ports as an argument to file-info in the context of a required chase?/follow? hga@xxxxxx 26 Aug 2019 18:21 UTC
Re: Ports as an argument to file-info in the context of a required chase?/follow? John Cowan 26 Aug 2019 18:35 UTC
Re: Ports as an argument to file-info in the context of a required chase?/follow? hga@xxxxxx 26 Aug 2019 18:49 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.