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Re: emacsclient: can't stat /tmp/esrv1000-jidanni.org: Success



On Fri, 02 Jan 2004 04:15:01 +0800, Dan Jacobson <jidanni@jidanni.org>
posted to gmane.linux.debian.devel.emacsen, gmane.emacs.bugs:
 > Annoyed by the word "Success" in times of failure,
 > young Dan writes the pros, who respond:
 >>>>>> "RMS" == Richard Stallman <rms@gnu.org> writes:
 DJ> emacsclient: can't stat /tmp/esrv1000-jidanni.org: Success
 RMS> I can't see anything in the source code of emacsclient to produce
 RMS> that message.
 > Must be a linux thing. I'll CC debian.
 > Experiment: create an account, say z, and
 > $ su - z
 > z@jidanni:~$ emacsclient zzzzzzz
 > emacsclient: can't stat /tmp/esrv1002-jidanni.org: Success
 > z@jidanni:~$ emacsclient --version
 > emacsclient 21.3

The code as such is there; the "can't stat" message is still there in 
<http://savannah.gnu.org/cgi-bin/viewcvs/emacs/emacs/lib-src/emacsclient.c>
but I can't quickly figure out under what conditions errno will be 0,
resulting in the "Success" from strerror().

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