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Re: lib/41567 (posix_memalign(3) taints errno when it shouldn't.)

The following reply was made to PR lib/41567; it has been noted by GNATS.

From: David Holland <>
Subject: Re: lib/41567 (posix_memalign(3) taints errno when it shouldn't.)
Date: Thu, 23 Jul 2009 02:55:36 +0000

 On Mon, Jul 20, 2009 at 08:50:08PM +0000, Klaus Klein wrote:
  >> Documenting that things may trash errno is not quite the same as
  >> documenting whether a function explicitly sets a valid errno on an
  >> error return if it does so.
  >> In this case though, on the latter point I think silence is probably
  >> better as the behavior is nonportable.
  >> On the former point, how about this:
  >> [snip]
  >  I like it; please commit!
 Done :-)
 David A. Holland

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