[Haskell-cafe] Re: POSIX AIO (asych I/O) ...

Brandon S. Allbery KF8NH allbery at ece.cmu.edu
Wed Jul 2 10:06:08 EDT 2008

On 2008 Jul 2, at 2:32, Jonathan Cast wrote:

> On Wed, 2008-07-02 at 02:17 -0400, Brandon S. Allbery KF8NH wrote:
>> On 2008 Jul 2, at 2:15, Jonathan Cast wrote:
>>> It seems as though it can return -1 if given non-sensical input.
>>> But in
>> The POSIX spec says it returns EINVAL in that case.
> Are you sure?  A little googling picks up e.g. HP docs [1] that state

Hm.  I think the manuals I was looking at are ambiguous on the point,  
and I can't get at the actual standard right now.  Probably best to  
assume -1/EINVAL is a possible return value, then.

brandon s. allbery [solaris,freebsd,perl,pugs,haskell] allbery at kf8nh.com
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electrical and computer engineering, carnegie mellon university    KF8NH

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