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Re: [MiNT] Dopendir() return values

Alan Hourihane <alanh@fairlite.co.uk> writes:

> On 11/01/11 13:43, Andreas Schwab wrote:
>> Alan Hourihane <alanh@fairlite.co.uk> writes:
>>> On 11/01/11 10:54, Andreas Schwab wrote:
>>>> Alan Hourihane <alanh@fairlite.co.uk> writes:
>>>>> On 11/01/11 09:41, Jean-François Lemaire wrote:
>>>>>> Hello,
>>>>>> I just found out that Dopendir() returns the following value for a non-
>>>>>> existing directory:
>>>>>> "-33 EFILNF 	File not found"
>>>>>> But according to TOS.HYP, it's supposed to return:
>>>>>> "-34 EPTHNF 	Directory (folder) not found"
>>>>>> Now, I know that a directory is essentially a file, but EPTHNF would seem more 
>>>>>> logical to me.
>>>>>> Also, it seems that "EFILNF" is not defined in "mint/errno.h".
>>>>> In this case, I think TOS.HYP is wrong. -33 is ENOENT, which is "No such
>>>>> file or directory". -34 is ENOTDIR "Not a directory".
>>>> Though GEMDOS uses these error codes how TOS.HYP describes them.
>>> But Dopendir is a MiNT extension, not basic GEMDOS. So it should follow
>>> it's extensions codes.
>> Still, the description is not wrong.
> Then, I'm not sure what you are saying here.

-34 is correctly described as EPTHNF, and GEMDOS uses it in this sense
in all contexts where a file name is resolved (not in the Unix meaning).


Andreas Schwab, schwab@linux-m68k.org
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