return value of prop_*_recv_syscall()

Francois Tigeot ftigeot at
Fri Sep 30 23:01:34 PDT 2011

On Sun, Sep 25, 2011 at 08:45:43AM +0200, Francois Tigeot wrote:
> [ This is a repost of a mail I've sent to tech-kern at,
> I forgot to Cc: kernel@ ]
> While learning how to use proplib, I've found an inconsistency between the
> documentation and the actual kernel implementations:
> Since DragonFly's proplib implementation comes from NetBSD, I figured it
> would be best to ask here what to do:
> fix the documentation or fix the implementation ?

The NetBSD proplib API has been fixed by Jean-Yves Migeon:

If nobody beats me to it, I'll create a patch to synchronize our
implementation with their latest changes.

Francois Tigeot

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