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    SubjectRe: [RFC] ioctl(2) return value
    On Thu, Sep 21, 2000 at 01:33:14PM +0200, Andries Brouwer wrote:
    > The current manpage says:
    >
    > RETURN VALUE
    > On success, zero is returned. On error, -1 is returned,
    > and errno is set appropriately.
    >
    > Adding: "except on ALSA where certain other return values are used"
    > would be really ugly.
    >
    > But you are right, Sun uses other return values with STREAMS ioctls.

    Not only Sun does, Linux does too (e.g. in various networking ioctls)
    I would just fix the man page.


    -Andi
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