Subject: Re: pipe(2) and invalid fildes
To: =?ISO-8859-1?Q?Jarom=EDr?= Dolecek <>
From: Charles M. Hannum <>
List: tech-userlevel
Date: 10/01/2001 03:17:49
On Sun, 2001-09-30 at 18:21, Jarom=EDr Dolecek wrote:
> Bill Sommerfeld wrote:
> > We should leave EFAULT in the man page, and we should clarify that we
> > reserve the right to change the implementation in the future.
> >=20
> > The difference between getting EFAULT and getting SIGSEGV/SIGBUS is
> > purely an implementation artifact.
> Well, EFAULT can't be returned by pipe(2) currently. So it seems
> wrong to document it as possible return value in manpage.

The key word here is "currently".  It may in the future.