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.


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 @@
 .In sysexits.h
-Some programs use defined error codes to distinguish between possible errors.
-However, most programs in
-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.
 The successful exit is always indicated by a status of 0, or
 .Dv EX_OK .

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