Wrong documentation for open()

Friedrich Lobenstock fl@fl.priv.at
Thu Apr 9 16:36:00 GMT 2015

Hello Eric!

Eric Blake wrote on 2015-04-09 17:38 MET:
>> > The documentation, eg. the online version at
>> > <https://sourceware.org/newlib/libc.html#index-open>, is wrong in
>> > regards to the implementation of open().
>> > 
>> > In the documentation the signature of open() is defined as:
>> >     int open(const char *name, int flags, int mode)
> That's documented merely as a minimum implementation; it always fails,
> so it doesn't matter whether va_args is parsed compatibly or anything
> else.  I see nothing wrong with that documentation being a bare minimum,
> [...]

BUT there's no documentation for open() other than in the minimum
implementation section!

MfG / Regards
Friedrich Lobenstock

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