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From: Peter Dimov (pdimov_at_[hidden])
Date: 2001-03-15 14:14:17

From: <williamkempf_at_[hidden]>

> When we say "errno" here we're not necessarily talking about the
> global std::errno variable. We just mean an error code returned from
> an API. Often these error codes are platform specific and
> std::strerror isn't going to help us translate them.

Ah yes, I see. Either way we should translate the actual error code into a
type (and throw it) because the string returned by what() may not be in the
user's preferred language.

Peter Dimov
Multi Media Ltd.

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