syslog(3) as user sets errno

Stefan Ehmann shoesoft at
Sat Apr 28 12:30:11 UTC 2007

On Saturday 28 April 2007 14:16:34 Stefan Ehmann wrote:
> If a non-privilged program calls syslog(3), after the call, errno is set to
> 13 (permission denied).

Seems like I jumped the gun. says "The value of errno should only be examined when it is 
indicated to be valid by a function's return value."

So it seems perfectly valid that errno is set.

Sorry for the noise.

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