Re: [PATCH 2/4] Return better error codes fromvfat_valid_longname()

From: OGAWA Hirofumi
Date: Tue Nov 09 2004 - 11:03:08 EST

lsr@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx writes:

> Currently vfat returns -EINVAL if one tries to create a file or directory
> with an invalid name. This patch changes vfat_valid_longname() to return
> a more specific error code.
> POSIX doesn't define a nice error code for invalid filenames, so I chose
> EACCES -- unlike EINVAL this is a valid error code of mkdir(2). Hope it
> sort of fits. (EINVAL did *not* fit; it generally seems to point to
> problems not with the filename but with e.g. the flags value of open(2)
> etc.).

Yes, the error code for this should be consistent on _system_.
Until we do it, this change would not be useful.
OGAWA Hirofumi <hirofumi@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
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