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Re: Fwd: sed porting trouble

From: Bruno Haible
Subject: Re: Fwd: sed porting trouble
Date: Sat, 2 Oct 2010 19:33:26 +0200
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Joachim Schmitz wrote:
> Yep, POSIX:2008 is definitely to new for NonStop, unfortunately.
> When I get round it, I'll report it as a bug to our development though. 

Well, EDQUOT was already specified in the same way in POSIX:2001:

> The highest errno on NonStop is 4220. In general they have the usual UNIX
> value + 4000, to not collide with Guardian File System Errors. 
> 2010 seems to be otherwise unused though.

So it would have been wiser if gnulib had started its errnos at 5000
instead of 2000. But it's hard to change it now: There may be shared libraries
already installed on some systems that set errno to values from gnulib's
<errno.h> replacement.


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