svn commit: r192398 - in head/usr.bin: . perror
rwatson at FreeBSD.org
Fri May 22 10:41:40 UTC 2009
On Fri, 22 May 2009, Bruce Evans wrote:
>> : actually good one.
>> There's also internationalization that actually happens too, right? That
>> doesn't happen with grep..
> What about with "man errno". Man pages are slightly more likely to be
> present than application (not system) include files, and man should support
> localization. It gives more noise than grepping an include file, but the
> noise might be signal and can be filtered.
For me, at least, a simple text -> errno name ("EPERM") would go a long way,
since they aren't internationalized strings, and are therefore usable in
scripts in useful ways. On the topic of man pages though -- I was interested
to see that Mac OS X does not ship with an errno(2), despite shipping with a
Robert N M Watson
University of Cambridge
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