should we change the name/macros of file-private locks?

Michael Kerrisk (man-pages) mtk.manpages at
Thu Apr 17 14:09:28 MDT 2014

>> In the docs we could take pains to point out that these are
>> file-_description_ locks and not file-_descriptor_ locks, and outline
>> why that is so (which is something I'm trying to make crystal clear in
>> the docs anyway).
>> Does anyone object to that?
> Well, I'd be silly to object, but maybe we should still allow a day
> for further comment?


One further point. I know the intent is to get this scheme into POSIX.
Have any conversations happened about this so far on the POSIX/Austin
lists? If yes, it might be worth also linking those folks into the
naming discussion..



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