Subject: Re: standards/3182: waitpid(2) and friends silently ignore invalid
To: None <>
From: Klaus Klein <>
List: netbsd-bugs
Date: 02/07/1997 13:44:31
> Though I do not have the POSIX specs for waitpid() at hand to look this up,
> I'm under the impression that this is a spec violation, as
>   i) commercial/"compliant" implementations I've checked do return EINVAL
>  ii) NIST-PCTS:151-2 requires an "options" value to be specified
>      upon which EINVAL will be returned

This time I have IEEE Std 1003.1-1988 at hand, and section states:
"[EINVAL]	The value of the options argument is not valid."