svn commit: r192398 - in head/usr.bin: . perror

Robert Watson rwatson at
Fri May 22 12:12:47 UTC 2009

On Fri, 22 May 2009, Bruce Evans wrote:

> On Fri, 22 May 2009, Robert Watson wrote:
>> On Fri, 22 May 2009, Bruce Evans wrote:
>>> What about with "man errno".  Man pages are slightly more likely to be 
>> ...
>> ...  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 BSD-derived 
>> errno.h.
> Under FreeBSD, errno.2 is only a link to intro.2.  This link was there in 
> libc/sys/ rev.1.1.  More than half of intro.2 is about error 
> numbers.

And, indeed, there is an intro(2) on Mac OS X that's based on ours (I 
believe), just not an errno(2) symlink.


Robert N M Watson
Computer Laboratory
University of Cambridge

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