File tar-1.26-remove_O_NONBLOCK.patch of Package tar.import5595
@@ -2467,10 +2467,14 @@ decode_options (int argc, char **argv)
/* Flags for accessing files to be read from or copied into. POSIX says
O_NONBLOCK has unspecified effect on most types of files, but in
- practice it never harms and sometimes helps. */
+ practice it never harms and sometimes helps.
+ It seems in fact that in practice it never helps and sometimes harms.
+ Removing again.
int base_open_flags =
- (O_BINARY | O_CLOEXEC | O_NOCTTY | O_NONBLOCK
+ (O_BINARY | O_CLOEXEC | O_NOCTTY
| (dereference_option ? 0 : O_NOFOLLOW)
| (atime_preserve_option == system_atime_preserve ? O_NOATIME : 0));
open_read_flags = O_RDONLY | base_open_flags;