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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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