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Re: lib/42587: nice() returns EACCES instead of (standard mandated) EPERM
The following reply was made to PR lib/42587; it has been noted by GNATS.
From: Stathis Kamperis <ekamperi%gmail.com@localhost>
Cc: lib-bug-people%netbsd.org@localhost, netbsd-bugs%netbsd.org@localhost
Subject: Re: lib/42587: nice() returns EACCES instead of (standard mandated)
Date: Wed, 6 Jan 2010 20:46:12 +0200
> =A0That will break setpriority(2). You need to make the change in nice(3)=
Ah, right, nice catch Christos.
setpriority() should return EACCES, and nice() EPERM. So we can't
change it in donice() as both are using it.
POSIX's 'p' stands for paranoia.
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