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Re: strtonum(3) from OpenBSD?

On Wed, Jul 01, 2009 at 02:25:34PM -0400, Greg A. Woods wrote:
 > Speaking of the NetBSD implementation, I see it returns an undocumented
 > errno in some cases too, and the documentation is far more convoluted
 > and complex than necessary too, especially in light of knowing that
 > errno must be set to zero on return if there was no overflow during an
 > otherwise error-free conversion.

The code is also more convoluted than necessary.

I think the long-term reason is that (as this thread has shown) the
exact specification is not widely known and has not been well

David A. Holland

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