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From: Peter Dimov (pdimov_at_[hidden])
Date: 2002-12-12 16:19:13

From: "Beman Dawes" <bdawes_at_[hidden]>
> The alternative I considered was to try to map the system specific code
> into a POSIX errno code. However, the macros seemed messy for C++.

POSIX errno codes were what I meant, yes. On a POSIX implementation there
would be no mapping. On Win32, you can use the POSIX-like C RTL functions.

I suppose you can introduce integral constant aliases for the <cerrno>
macros but is it worth it? Aren't all caps identifiers starting with E
reserved for the implementation, anyway?

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