Subject: lib/51: vfork() returns int ?
To: None <gnats-admin>
From: None <>
List: netbsd-bugs
Date: 12/29/1993 10:05:03
>Number:         51
>Category:       lib
>Synopsis:       vfork in prototypes to return int, shouldn't it be pid_t ?
>Confidential:   no
>Severity:       non-critical
>Priority:       medium
>Responsible:    gnats-admin (Library Bug People)
>State:          open
>Class:          change-request
>Submitter-Id:   net
>Arrival-Date:   Wed Dec 29 10:05:02 1993
>Originator:     Peter Galbavy
Wonderland, London
>Release:        NetBSD-current (20th December)
486, NetBSD-current, libc
System: NetBSD 0.9a GENERICAHBBT#9 i386
I don't know where the definitions come from (I have no POSIX documentation),
but for consistancy's sake shouldn't vfork(2) return pid_t like fork(2) ?
Look in /usr/include/unistd.h
I guess changes the libc function and prototype...