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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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