[Ecls-list] EPIPE and C errors

Matthew Mondor mm_lists at pulsar-zone.net
Thu Sep 20 22:18:41 UTC 2012

On Thu, 20 Sep 2012 18:11:49 -0400
Matthew Mondor <mm_lists at pulsar-zone.net> wrote:

> I could wrap these calls closely inside a HANDLER-CASE/HANDLER-BIND and
> perhaps signal there another custom condition, but without printing the
> error, it's still awkward for code to determine the exact error cause
> (I don't see an ERRNO slot in the SIMPLE-ERROR condition object).  I
> also wondered if such cases shouldn't actually signal a FILE-ERROR or
> perhaps even a C-ERROR, which could include an ERRNO slot?

Actually, in this particular case, an END-OF-FILE error would also do,
but that doesn't solve the more general problem of missing errno

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