On Mon, Nov 24, 2003 at 03:33:49PM -0700, M. Warner Losh wrote: > In message: <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> > Stefan Farfeleder <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> writes: > : On Mon, Nov 24, 2003 at 07:05:02PM +0100, boyd, rounin wrote: > : > From: "Jacques A. Vidrine" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> > : > > The application is broken. You must only check errno if you get an > : > > error indication from the library call. > : > > : > errno is only meaningful after a syscall error. > : > : Wrong, counter-example: strtol(). > > errno is meaningful for syscalls after an error (the original > message). The fact that other functions also dink with errno is not > relevant to that statement.
I read boyd's statement as a contradiction to Jacques' one (only after syscall error vs. after library call error). If that's a misinterpretation, I'm sorry. Stefan _______________________________________________ [EMAIL PROTECTED] mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-current To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"