bin/153527: wake(8) should use sysexits.h
bruce at cran.org.uk
Thu Dec 30 18:00:32 UTC 2010
The following reply was made to PR bin/153527; it has been noted by GNATS.
From: Bruce Cran <bruce at cran.org.uk>
To: dzs-pr at dzs.fx.org, bug-followup at freebsd.org
Subject: Re: bin/153527: wake(8) should use sysexits.h
Date: Thu, 30 Dec 2010 18:00:01 +0000
On Thu, 30 Dec 2010 09:10:33 -0800
douglas steinwand <dzs-pr at dzs.fx.org> wrote:
> The sysexits(3) manpage in FreeBSD 8.1 still seems relevant.
It is, but its use is discouraged now - see
http://svn.freebsd.org/viewvc/base/head/share/man/man9/style.9 for the
history - e.g. "Revert r184509: don't encourage the use of sysexits.h
with err() and errx(),, as there seems to be a general preference
against this practice."
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