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Re: libcodecs(3), take 4
On Sat, 2 Oct 2010 08:13:25 +0200
Alistair Crooks <agc%pkgsrc.org@localhost> wrote:
> That's true for some libraries, but not for all of them. At the same
> time, printing error messages is far superior to the practise of
> returning enumerated error values (like regexp libraries), or stacking
> them up and vomiting them up at a later stage.
Although if the library is expected to be used by C software or sh
scripts, how could they evaluate what went wrong if all they have is an
arbitrary error string?
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