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Re: bin/53226: cat.c if block never true

The following reply was made to PR bin/53226; it has been noted by GNATS.

From: Paul Goyette <>
Subject: Re: bin/53226: cat.c if block never true
Date: Sun, 29 Apr 2018 15:11:53 +0800 (+08)

 On Sun, 29 Apr 2018, Martin Husemann wrote:
 > Well, fclose(3) says:
 >      Upon successful completion 0 is returned.  Otherwise, EOF is returned and
 >      the global variable errno is set to indicate the error.  In either case
 >      no further access to the stream is possible.
 > and EOF certainly is != 0, so this change is stylistic only?
 fclose(3) also indicates that other return values (from close(3) among
 others) are also possible.  So checking explicitly for EOF would not be

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