Re: aio_error query

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Hi Jon,

On Sun, Jan 22, 2012 at 10:48 AM, Jon Grant <jg@xxxxxxxx> wrote:
> Hello
> Is this really positive?

Do you have some counter-evidence?

> errno is an int, and the values I think are not
> guaranteed to be positive (like with glibc). I work on a system where they
> are all negative.

Error numbers are all positive. I don't understand your last sentence above.



>       *  A positive error, if the asynchronous I/O operation failed. This is
> the
>          same value that would have been stored in the errno variable in the
> case of
>          a synchronous read(2), write(2), fsync(2), or fdatasync(2) call.
> Best regards, Jon

Michael Kerrisk
Linux man-pages maintainer;
Author of "The Linux Programming Interface";
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