[openbeos] Re: Error codes

  • From: "Axel Dörfler" <axeld@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: openbeos@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Thu, 17 Oct 2002 19:58:59 +0200 CEST

"Alexander G. M. Smith" <agmsmith@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> Axel Dörfler wrote:
> > does anybody mind if I add some more error types and correct
> > some wrong B_ names?
> I find that the variety is limiting, particularly after doing
> a file system and coming up with a lot of error situations that
> all get crammed into some generic error that isn't really too
> helpful to the end user or programmer fixing bugs.  I ended up
> printing more detailed explanations to the dprintf log.

True, this is sometimes a good idea - but it's not a replacement for 
good error codes :-)
There are many error codes missing, I also had some problems expressing 
the error when doing BFS; unfortunately, I forgot most of the issues I 
ran into.


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