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From: Peter Dimov (pdimov_at_[hidden])
Date: 2001-03-15 13:40:40

From: <williamkempf_at_[hidden]>

> You miss the problem here. Yes, I could expose an errno that
> implementation specific here. But it's pointless in a portable
> sense, since it IS implementation specific. Client code can not make
> use of the errno in a portable manner.

It can call std::strerror with the error code as an argument. If it comes
from errno, then it must work with std::strerror, at least this is my

Peter Dimov
Multi Media Ltd.

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