bin/153527: wake(8) should use sysexits.h

Bruce Cran bruce at
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>
To: dzs-pr at, bug-followup at
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> wrote:
 > The sysexits(3) manpage in FreeBSD 8.1 still seems relevant.
 It is, but its use is discouraged now - see 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."
 Bruce Cran

More information about the freebsd-bugs mailing list