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Re: [PATCH 1/6] fix ambiguous errno treating after mktime()
On Mon, Sep 01, 2008 at 09:46:26AM +0700, Robert Elz wrote:
> Date: Sun, 31 Aug 2008 18:34:01 +0000
> From: David Holland <dholland-tech%netbsd.org@localhost>
> Message-ID: <20080831183401.GA5824%netbsd.org@localhost>
> | Right, but, as previously noted, it is desirable for functions that
> | are cognizant of errno to leave errno unchanged if they have not
> | failed, regardless of what the formal definition says.
> Why? What conceivable benefit does that bring anyone?
Principle of least surprise?
David A. Holland
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