Subject: Re: CVS commit: basesrc
To: Christos Zoulas <>
From: Allen Briggs <>
List: tech-userlevel
Date: 10/20/2000 23:11:10
On Sat, Oct 21, 2000 at 02:16:34AM +0000, Christos Zoulas wrote:
> Very cool. Two questions:
> 1. why there is a /*NOTREACHED*/ at the end of the static functions?

To keep lint quiet about reaching the end of a non-void routine (since
I'm using a do { stuff } while(0) macro for the return statements).
I thought about just expanding the macro at the end of the functions,
but decided to opt for consistent use of the macro instead.

> 2. It might be nice if there was code in it to log an error, and mention
>    in the man page that it sets errno to EFTYPE if there are no matches?

Sounds good to me.  Bill?