[RFC] Is that error mapping correct?

Chris Faylor cgf@cygnus.com
Tue May 2 15:14:00 GMT 2000

On Tue, May 02, 2000 at 11:50:12PM +0200, Corinna Vinschen wrote:
>I wonder if the error mapping is correct in case of ERROR_BAD_NETPATH.
>errno.cc maps that error to ENXIO ("No such device or address")
>while I'm sure the correct mapping would be ENOENT ("No such file
>or directory") because
>	$ cat /foo/bar/baz
>	cat: /foo/bar/baz: No such file or directory
>	$ cat //f/bar/baz
>	cat: //f/bar/baz: No such file or directory
>looks fine while
>	$ cat //foo/bar/baz
>	cat: //foo/bar/baz: No such device or address
>seems somewhat strange. Have I missed something, perhaps?

I don't know.  Is there some UNIX equivalent that we could use for
testing?  It is nice to differentiate between a non-existent file and a
non-existent host but I agree that the current error doesn't make much


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