Subject: Re: pidfile(3)
To: None <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: None <email@example.com>
Date: 05/22/2002 10:08:12
>> there are prototype differences between pidfile(3) in libutil.
>> do you mind if i change NetBSD decl to sync with OpenBSD decl?
>> NetBSD: void pidfile(const char *);
>> OpenBSD: int pidfile(const char *);
>what's the actual interface change? what does the openbsd version
>return? are you also going to change our implementation to match
they return -1 on errors, and errno should indicate the cause.
and yes, i'd like to follow their behavior. there's no need for this
micro-difference IMHO, and it is sometimes important for callers to
know that it have failed.