svn commit: r192398 - in head/usr.bin: . perror
stas at FreeBSD.org
Thu May 21 09:24:08 UTC 2009
On Wed, 20 May 2009 19:58:20 -0300
"Carlos A. M. dos Santos" <unixmania at gmail.com> mentioned:
> On Wed, May 20, 2009 at 5:01 PM, Peter Jeremy
> <peterjeremy at optushome.com.au> wrote:
> > On 2009-May-19 17:40:22 +0000, "George V. Neville-Neil" <gnn at freebsd.org> wrote:
> >> Add a new program, perror, which takes an errno as a command line argument
> >> and outputs the associated textual message in the same way that
> >> perror(3) would if called within a program.
> Rename it to "strerror", please.
> > Given how easy it is to "grep <<errno>> /usr/include/sys/errno.h" or
> > perl -e '$! = <<errno>>; print "$!\n";'
> > I'm not sure of the utility of this tool. One downside is that
> > man perror
> > will now return perror(1) instead of perror(3)
> So does "man printf", which is a pity. It bytes me each time I'm using
> Vim and press "k" over the word. :-(
You should teach vim to run `man 3 printf` instead of `printf`. It is
a normal sort order that averyone expects.
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