WG15 Defect Report Ref: 9945-2-49
Topic: autowrite, aw

This is an approved interpretation of 9945-2:1993.


Last update: 1997-05-20



	Topic:			autowrite, aw
	Relevant Sections:
	Classification:		Defect

Defect Report:

Reference: Page 536, Section, "autowrite, aw"

Was it the intent of the POSIX 9945-2 standard to change historic
practice by making the edit command be affected by the autowrite

(Keith Bostic			bostic@cs.berkeley.edu)

WG15 response for 9945-2:1993 

        The standard states the behavior required and
        conforming implementations shall conform to this.

        Concerns about the wording of this part of the standard have
        been forwarded to the sponsor.
Rationale for Interpretation: