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Re: [RFC] inetd(8) changes proposal
Le Fri, Jun 02, 2023 at 10:59:04PM +0200, Rhialto a écrit :
> On Wed 31 May 2023 at 00:18:26 +0700, Robert Elz wrote:
> > Date: Tue, 30 May 2023 16:11:55 +0200
> > From: tlaronde%polynum.com@localhost
> > Message-ID: <ZHYEK1XZZvZsUeyb%polynum.com@localhost>
> > | -c check a config file (and does not execute). Returns 0 on success and
> > | ENOENT or EINVAL on error.
> > If you mean what that seems to say, then no. The check only part is fine,
> > but functions can return ENOENT or EINVAL (or can return -1, or NULL, or
> > something with one of those in errno) - programs do not exit with those
> > values as the status (as their values aren't specified, it is possible
> > that ENOENT%256 (or ENOENT&0xFF if you prefer) == 0.
> > You can either just exit with status 1, or exit 1 for file open failed
> > (which covers a whole range of errno values, not just ENOENT), and 2
> > for invalid contents if you prefer. But never use errno values as an
> > exit parameter.
> There is <sysexits.h> which defines "Exit status codes for system
> programs." EX_DATAERR could be appropriate for an invalid config file.
Thanks for the info! I didn't know about this...
Thierry Laronde <tlaronde +AT+ polynum +dot+ com>
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