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Re: impressions from a hurd newbie

Kalle Olavi Niemitalo <tosi@ees2.oulu.fi> writes:

> It comes from strerror(EGRATUITOUS), so the string is in glibc.
> EGRATUITOUS can be returned by several Hurd servers, apparently
> when they hit internal limitations or bugs.

More precisely EGRATUITOUS officially means that some server has
responded in an impossible or protocol-violating fashion.  There are
some cases in the Hurd where EGRATUITOUS is returned and probably
something else should be chosen instead.


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