SRFI 199: POSIX errno manipulation

by Harold Ancell

status: withdrawn (2020-07-19)

keywords: Error Handling, Operating System

See also SRFI 170: POSIX API and SRFI 198: Foreign Interface Status.


The majority of POSIX system and library calls require accessing errno to discern the specific cause of an error, and some require setting it to 0 before being called. This SRFI specifies procedures to both retrieve its value, and to set it.