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SubjectRe: Use enum to declare errno values

On Thu, 24 Nov 2005, Paul Jackson wrote:

> If errno's were an enum type, what would be the type
> of the return value of a variety of kernel routines
> that now return an int, returning negative errno's on
> error and zero or positive values on success?

enums are 'integer types', one of the reasons why #defines
which are also 'integer types' are just as useful. If you
want to auto-increment these integer types, then enums are
useful. Otherwise, just use definitions.

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