[vlc-devel] [PATCH] access directory: try opening files as non blocking (fix #6940).

Rémi Denis-Courmont remi at remlab.net
Thu Jun 14 06:34:15 CEST 2012

On Wed, 13 Jun 2012 22:40:25 +0200, Francois Cartegnie <fcvlcdev at free.fr>
> Directories containing a FIFO freezes browsing on systems with

If we assume that non-blocking mode has no effects on directories and
regular files, then this is correct.

But the specification says not that it has no effects, but that it is
undefined :-(

Rémi Denis-Courmont
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