Questions and comments not necessarily targeted at Ashwin here:
On Sun, Dec 16, 2007 at 12:24:14PM +0530, ashwin wrote:
> Hi all
> My SCA # is OS0144
> I would like to request a sponsor for Bug Id 4968927
> the comment for EPERM error should match in the following two files
> /onnv/onnv-gate/usr/src/uts/common/sys/errno.h and
> Changing both the comments for EPERM to "Not owner" sounds more
> appropriate than "Not super-user"
> diff is :-
> --- errno.h.orig Sun Dec 16 12:30:05 2007
> +++ errno.h Sun Dec 16 12:31:25 2007
> @@ -50,7 +50,7 @@
> * Error codes
> -#define EPERM 1 /* Not super-user */
> +#define EPERM 1 /* Not owner */
> #define ENOENT 2 /* No such file or directory */
> #define ESRCH 3 /* No such process */
> #define EINTR 4 /* interrupted system call */
I know this isn't the right place for comments on the actual work,
but where is?
These should arguably both be changed to something like
"Permission denied" if they can be safely changed as neither
"not super-user" nor "not owner" are necessarily going to be correct.
Finally, is it expected that someone requesting a sponsor have a patch
that they consider final to be done, or is a WIP allowed?
That must be wonderful! I don't understand it at all.
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