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Re: ttyname_r returning EINVAL

From: Thomas Schwinge
Subject: Re: ttyname_r returning EINVAL
Date: Thu, 05 Apr 2012 00:42:13 +0200
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On Thu, 04 Aug 2011 12:13:19 +0200, Simon Josefsson <simon@josefsson.org> wrote:
> As explained as 4) in this e-mail:
> https://lists.gnu.org/archive/html/bug-gnulib/2011-08/msg00027.html
> it seems like the ttyname_r function returns EINVAL when the provided
> buffer is too small.
> This doesn't seem consistent with the specifcation at:
> http://pubs.opengroup.org/onlinepubs/9699919799/functions/ttyname.html
> Instead, it seems this should be ERANGE?
>     The value of namesize is smaller than the length of the string to be
>     returned including the terminating null character.

Thanks; finally fixed (glibc BZ #12340).


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