Pawel Jakub Dawidek <> writes:
> I'm still in opinion that EWOULDBLOCK and EAGAIN (which is the same
> value on FreeBSD) should be converted to EEXIST on pidfile_open()
> return.

The historical (and documented) behavior is to return EAGAIN.

> Also if we now have for loop, why not to put count in there?

Because if we do, there will be a nanosleep after the last
pidfile_read() attempt.  We need to break the loop after pidfile_read()
failed but before nanosleep().

> I'm not very happy about touching pidptr in case of error other than
> EEXIST. This is not documented, but a bit unexpected anyway.

Well, it was your idea, I just moved it to before the loop :)

Dag-Erling Smørgrav -
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