kern/80587: accept(2) can return EINVAL for undocumented reason
Arne H Juul
arnej at europe.yahoo-inc.com
Wed May 4 07:00:57 UTC 2005
The following reply was made to PR docs/80587; it has been noted by GNATS.
From: Arne H Juul <arnej at europe.yahoo-inc.com>
To: Giorgos Keramidas <keramida at freebsd.org>
Cc: bug-followup at freebsd.org
Subject: Re: kern/80587: accept(2) can return EINVAL for undocumented reason
Date: Wed, 4 May 2005 08:59:02 +0200 (CEST)
On Wed, 4 May 2005, Giorgos Keramidas wrote:
> I think that documenting both cases in a single paragraph of accept(2)
> is ok too:
> .It Bq Er EINVAL
> .Xr listen 2
> -has not been called on the socket descriptor.
> +has not been called on the socket descriptor or the
> +.Fa addrlen
> +argument is negative.
This is just a style thing, and personally I don't really mind
either way; other system call man pages have separate paragraphs
for same errno with different reasons, so I think it's best
to follow that style.
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