[Python-Dev] Assign to errno allowed?
Tue, 24 Sep 2002 12:31:54 -0400
> I would like to remind folks that on some platforms, one cannot
> just use "errno = 0". On those platforms calling a function is
> required to set errno.
Except that errno=0 works fine on any platform with a standard-
conforming C implementation, and this isn't even a fuzzy POSIX issue --
it's a requirement of the C standard. We can define piles of macros
instead, but I expect that, as the years drag on, people will "forget"
to use them.