[ILUG] C question [puzzled by strdup()]
diamond at skynet.ie
Thu Aug 2 15:04:01 IST 2001
On Thu, 2 Aug 2001, Waider wrote:
> Kinda getting away from the original question, but yeah, you can
> frob errno yourself. Probably not a good idea, though, as any system
> calls you make will also affect the value of the variable. Application-
> level error handling is best defined by, well, the person designing
> the application.
Well you always have to be aware of function calls which may alter the
value of errno - it shouldn't matter whether they're system calls or ones
you wrote yourself. After all, any user written function could call a
system call which alters the value of errno anyway.
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