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Re: prop_dictionary_internalize_from_file help
On Wed, Dec 16, 2009 at 8:00 AM, Robert Elz <kre%munnari.oz.au@localhost> wrote:
> Date: Wed, 16 Dec 2009 08:42:17 +0100
> From: Adam Hamsik <haaaad%gmail.com@localhost>
> Message-ID: <C87E5C4C-BB9A-46C6-A890-38AEEF788C8A%gmail.com@localhost>
> | I barely remember that prop_dictionary_internalize_from_file returns
> | bad error when it can't parse eternalized dictionary.
> The man page doesn't say that errno means anything when the proplib
> functions return, which generally means that it doesn't, hence
> using perror() (or strerror()) will just lead to confusion.
> (And the source code supports the theory that returning anything
> sensible in errno is not intended).
> That function returns NULL to indicate "something went wrong", it
> seems to be left to the coder/user to guess which of many possible
> problems actually ocurred (which can be from opening the file, parsing
> it, malloc() failure, ...)
Yeah, I added that to try and get a hint. Without it I don't even see
the attempt to open my plist.in ktruss. Is there a good example of a
minimal plist? The one I started using was just copied from my mac
and I've been dropping stuff from it but I always get NULL.
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