Cygdaemon - planning

Larry Hall (RFK Partners, Inc.)
Thu Jul 3 16:30:00 GMT 2003

Elfyn McBratney wrote:

> On Thu, 3 Jul 2003, Christopher Faylor wrote:
>>On Thu, Jul 03, 2003 at 11:57:28AM -0400, Earnie Boyd wrote:
>>>Christopher Faylor wrote:
>>>>I think Earnie is saying that well-written code would notice the ENOSYS
>>>>error and use alternative solutions at run time.
>>>Correct, and the cygwin-apps review process would need to consider it
>>>manditory for the package acceptance/upgrade process.
>>But Corinna wasn't necessarily concerned about official cygwin packages,
>>if I am understanding this correctly.
>>(Can you tell that I don't have a really strong opinion on this one way
>>or the other?  :-))
> Me neither. :-)
> If the caller doesn't check the return value, then it's not our fault, and thus
> not out problem. :-)

In relative terms of course.  Whether "our" fault or not, the list will
be the first place the confused user turns.  It behooves us to find a way
to mitigate, if not eliminate, this list noise if at all possible.

Larry Hall                    
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