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From r..@covalent.net
Subject Re: Dr. Dobb's Article
Date Mon, 18 Sep 2000 19:12:49 GMT

Yeah, that's in my inbox, which means I should have a chance to look at
the patch sometime next year.  :-)  I did see it, and I do plan on looking
at it ASAP.  Hopefully this will get this problem solved.

Ryan

On Mon, 18 Sep 2000, Gregory Nicholls wrote:

>   I popped a patch up a couple of days ago that implemented apr_canonical_error()
> for Win32. It maps a few of the more common Winsock errors into the APR errors. It
> helped me when using aprlib so it might be a start.
>     G.
> 
> rbb@covalent.net wrote:
> 
> > That article was written back in like February of this
> > year.  Unfortunately, that is one of the problems with print media, they
> > take about six months to articles actually published.  :-(
> >
> > The bigger problem, is that Windows has not been fixed yet.  Windows
> > should be returning errno values, so that it can share code with other
> > platforms.  The GetLastError values should be APR_OS_START_SYSERR on
> > Windows.  If Windows continues to use plain GetLastError values as it's
> > return values for APR functions, then it cannot share any code at all with
> > other platforms, because those other platforms all expect errno
> > values.  But, I have explained all of this before, as have others (Jeff
> > Trawick I believe originally pointed out the problem), but nobody wants to
> > listen.
> >
> > Ryan
> >
> > On Mon, 18 Sep 2000, Greg Marr wrote:
> >
> > > Ryan, I read your recent article about APR in the October 2000 Dr.
> > > Dobb's Journal the other day. (The table of contents for the issue is
> > > at http://www.ddj.com/articles/2000/0010/0010toc.htm.  Unfortunately,
> > > they didn't publish the entire article online.)  Was that article
> > > written before the recent overhaul of the ap_status_t values?  It
> > > seemed like the article was saying that APR functions return errno
> > > values directly, and modify other values before returning them.  I
> > > thought that it ended up that Windows didn't return errno directly,
> > > but rather GetLastError().
> > > --
> > > Greg Marr
> > > gregm@alum.wpi.edu
> > > "We thought you were dead."
> > > "I was, but I'm better now." - Sheridan, "The Summoning"
> > >
> >
> > _______________________________________________________________________________
> > Ryan Bloom                              rbb@apache.org
> > 406 29th St.
> > San Francisco, CA 94131
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> 


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Ryan Bloom                        	rbb@apache.org
406 29th St.
San Francisco, CA 94131
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