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Theodore Tso <tytso@mit.edu> writes:

> On Thu, Dec 07, 2006 at 02:59:48PM +0100, Andreas Schwab wrote:
>> Theodore Tso <tytso@mit.edu> writes:
>>
>> > Can you please quote chapter and verse (in POSIX) where it states that
>> > ENOTSUP and EOPNOTSUP have to be numerically distinct?
>>
>> <http://www.opengroup.org/onlinepubs/009695399/basedefs/errno.h.html>
>> "Their values shall be unique except as noted below."
>> (And there is no exception for ENOTSUP/EOPNOTSUP yet.)
>
> Ah, but you're quoting from SuS, not POSIX. (Yes, I'm splitting
> hairs, but that's what standards are all about. :-)

The quoted sentence is not shaded as an XSI extension, thus it is part of
POSIX-1:2001.

Andreas.

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