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Re: ED error code

From: Manuel Menal
Subject: Re: ED error code
Date: Tue, 02 Nov 2010 11:20:27 +0100
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On 01/11/2010 17:14, Samuel Thibault wrote:
> Roland McGrath, le Sun 31 Oct 2010 07:39:20 -0700, a écrit :
>> If ED is a problem, then it should just be removed.  It's only there as a
>> joke.  That said, my recollection is that POSIX does reserve all E[A-Z0-9]+
>> macro names to the implementation for <errno.h> uses.  But I don't really
>> recall if that's so.

> At least C99 seems to reserve them in §7.26.3:

> “Macros that begin with E and a digit or E and an uppercase letter may
> be added to the declarations in the <errno.h> header.”

I'm not a native speaker, but I don't think that means E[A-Z0-9]+ are
reserved for error code macros. Only that error code macros should match

If I can find anywhere where this is specified, I will happily report
bugs against clang and the packages Pino mentioned as well.


Manuel Menal

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