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return value from kill in posix.c desired
- To: guile at sourceware dot cygnus dot com
- Subject: return value from kill in posix.c desired
- From: Russell McManus <russell dot mcmanus at msdw dot com>
- Date: Tue, 29 Feb 2000 10:23:54 -0500 (EST)
'kill' has an interesting return value when the signal that is sent to
another process is 0; it tells the caller whether that process is
running. But guile's posix wrapper around kill always returns
SCM_UNSPECIFIED, which IMHO is a bug.
My bogometer indicates that you're really programming in some other
language and trying to force Common Lisp into your mindset. This
-- Erik Naggum, on comp.lang.lisp