getsem cleanup

Christopher Faylor
Mon Jan 7 14:17:00 GMT 2002

On Tue, Jan 08, 2002 at 09:11:00AM +1100, Robert Collins wrote:
>----- Original Message -----
>From: "Christopher Faylor" <>
>> If I'm reading the patch correctly, it changes the behavior of cygwin
>> that cygwin will output an error in the case of a failing
>> That's not right.  The current behavior is correct.  The only time you
>> should see an error is when the process is creating a semaphore for
>> itself.  It should always be able to do that.
>> I'll clean up the code in getsem a little to make this more obvious.
>Ok. I thought there was a bug because the error line has
>p ? "open" : "create" :}

That's a holdover from earlier code.

>Te error line only goes to strace in any event...

system_printf goes to the screen.


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