Hi Theo, Theo de Raadt wrote on Tue, Apr 11, 2017 at 08:13:24AM -0600:
> Sure.. or, make some comments about it being highly non-portable. > It isn't even really a BSD'ism. The idea is a flop. I wonder if > it was an attempt to pull a VMS idea. Here is a stronger version. I like that even better than the first one. It also gets rid of the filler words noticed by Franco. OK? Ingo Index: sysexits.3 =================================================================== RCS file: /cvs/src/share/man/man3/sysexits.3,v retrieving revision 1.12 diff -u -r1.12 sysexits.3 --- sysexits.3 30 Dec 2015 16:41:52 -0000 1.12 +++ sysexits.3 11 Apr 2017 14:26:56 -0000 @@ -37,10 +37,10 @@ .Sh SYNOPSIS .In sysexits.h .Sh DESCRIPTION -Some programs use defined error codes to distinguish between possible errors. -However, most programs in -.Ox -do not. +A few programs exit with the following obsolete, non-portable error +codes that were invented for legacy +.Sy sendmail . +Do not use them. .Pp The successful exit is always indicated by a status of 0, or .Dv EX_OK .