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From: Peter Dimov (pdimov_at_[hidden])
Date: 2002-12-16 12:14:39

From: "Beman Dawes" <bdawes_at_[hidden]>
> At 08:35 AM 12/16/2002, Peter Dimov wrote:
> >To clarify: the current situation requires the filesystem library to
> >interpret system-specific error codes. Adopting the POSIX values would
> >eliminate that need on some important platforms, with no downsides.
> Just to be sure that I understand your proposal, are you saying that the
> library's not_directory_error should have the same numerical value as the


> Is there any practical way to do that without including <cerrno> in the
> exception.hpp header?

No, I think there isn't. :-) Not all implementations agree on the value of
ENOTDIR, unfortunately.

I think that we also need to consider the problem of translating a
filesystem_error to a localized error message.

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