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    alex.buell@tahallah.demon.co.uk said:

    [...]

    > Here's a patch to get rid of sys_errlist and replace it with strerror.
    > That is what POSIX tells us to do, right?
    >
    > Only in em-4.0.15-lt-new: em
    > diff -ur em-4.0.15-lt/lock.c em-4.0.15-lt-new/lock.c
    > --- em-4.0.15-lt/lock.c Sun May 16 08:04:17 1999
    > +++ em-4.0.15-lt-new/lock.c Mon May 24 13:50:57 1999
    > @@ -153,7 +153,7 @@
    > strcpy(obuf, errstr);
    > strcat(obuf, " - ");
    > if (errno < sys_nerr)
    > - strcat(obuf, sys_errlist[errno]);
    > + strcat(obuf, strerror(errno));
    > else
    > strcat(obuf, "(can not get system error message)");
    > mlwrite(obuf);

    The while "if (errno < sys_nerr)" can be safely replaced by:

    strcat(obuf, strerror(errno));

    as the manual page assures that a reasonable message is given if the errno
    is unknown.
    --
    Horst von Brand vonbrand@sleipnir.valparaiso.cl
    Casilla 9G, Viña del Mar, Chile +56 32 672616


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