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Re: mkisofs aborts but exit value is 0

scdbackup@gmx.net wrote:

> Hi,
> many thanks for taking care of mkisofs
> during all the years.
> >                                seterrno(EFBIG); 
> > BTW: File too large is usually used to deal with the same situation
> > when writng to a device that is too small.
> > Do you have an idea for a better errno?
> Possibly one should resort to
>   EIO              5      /* I/O error */

This would be a bad idea.

> "File too large" is in some way the contrary
> of the problem situation. Actually, the file was
> too small.
> Since comerr() does report the error text, this
> might become quite misleading :
>   mkisofs: File too large. cannot read from '/home/th.schmitt/mail/scdbackup'
> might happen with a file that has 0 bytes.

No, it may not (RTSL).

I would need to rethink the problem.


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