On Wed, 08 Aug 2007 17:46:10 GMT, Al Balmer <(E-Mail Removed)> wrote:
> On Wed, 08 Aug 2007 11:42:50 -0400, Kenneth Brody
> <(E-Mail Removed)> wrote:
> >Side question: is "ssize_t" (the signed counterpart to "size_t") a
> >standard type? I see no reference to it in n1124.pdf, so I assume
> >it's not. (Though it may be standard POSIX.)
> Standard (and required) POSIX type, not standard C.
<OT> And used as the return type for POSIX read() and write(), and
send() and recv() etc., because they can return EITHER a count (>= 0
<= specified/desired len in call) OR -1 for error.