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SubjectRe: [RFC] ioctl(2) return value
Linus Torvalds wrote:
>
> On Thu, 21 Sep 2000, Abramo Bagnara wrote:
> >
> > In ALSA we use the return value from ioctl as a simple way to return a
> > positive number to user space (if the return value is less than 0 we got
> > error, of course)
>
> Looks fine to me. It's how most UNIX system calls work, I don't see why
> ioctl() should be any different.
>
> Linus

Cause my fault in sending to bad lkml address this answer has never
reached the list.

I'm sorry (now I've updated my address book).

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It sounds good!
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