[TUHS] Unix APIs: elegant or not?

Chris Hanson cmhanson at eschatologist.net
Sun Nov 4 20:49:00 AEST 2018

If anyone ever asks me about the elegance of UNIX, there’s one word, or really term, that springs to mind: EINTR.

The fact that man pages on modern systems still describe calls as returning -1 with errno set to EINTR baffles me.

  -- Chris

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