[Python-Dev] Assign to errno allowed?

Fredrik Lundh fredrik@pythonware.com
Tue, 24 Sep 2002 20:46:23 +0200

brad wrote:

> (oh, also put "NetWare" in there wherever you see the word CE .. and I
> suspect some other embedded operating systems running on MMU-less
> processors that can't virtualize errno and don't have TLS)

that's why the specification says that "errno" might be a macro,
and why many platforms define that macro to be something like:

    #define errno (*_errno())