cvs commit: src/lib/libc/gen confstr.3 confstr.c src/usr.bin/getconf getconf.c

Joerg Sonnenberger joerg at
Wed Dec 6 07:00:01 PST 2006

On Wed, Dec 06, 2006 at 02:40:14PM +0000, Thomas E. Spanjaard wrote:
> Joerg Sonnenberger wrote:
> >On Wed, Dec 06, 2006 at 03:58:57AM -0800, Thomas E. Spanjaard wrote:
> >> Fix a bug in our confstr(3) implementation, it did not conform to POSIX
> >> 1003.2. It returned -1 for errors where it should have returned 0.
> >SUS != POSIX 1003.2
> I was under the impression confstr(3) was baggage from POSIX 1003.2 
> ('92) and as such also ended up in SUS; I however have much like you no 
> access to POSIX docs (or do I? I'll have to see what the uni has...). Do 
> you suggest I change the comments and manpage to reflect SUSv3 rather 
> than POSIX 1003.2 until it is ascertained to conform to POSIX 1003.2?

Yes, I think that's a better idea.


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