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Re: fixing compat_12 getdents

On Mon, Dec 10, 2012 at 09:23:15PM +0000, David Laight wrote:
> Then people get upset because they say "function foo() isn't allowed
> to set errno to 'bar'".
> It is rather a shame that posix tries to list all errno a function
> can return, not just those for explicit 'likely' (ie normal)
> non-success returns froma function.

Then how do you sanely write error handling routines?  The error returns
form part of the interface and should be documented as such.

Brett Lymn
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