[erlang-patches] Montavista system call error handling patch

Steve Vinoski <>
Tue May 18 21:52:02 CEST 2010

2010/5/18 Björn Gustavsson <>:
> 2010/5/15 Björn Gustavsson <>:
>> 2010/5/14 Steve Vinoski <>:
>>> Good point. I've amended my commit to include this information.
>> Excellent! Included in 'pu'.
> Unfortunately this new version does not build:
> drivers/common/inet_drv.c: In function ‘inet_fill_opts’:
> drivers/common/inet_drv.c:5646: error: ‘SOCKET_ERROR’ undeclared
> (first use in this function)
> drivers/common/inet_drv.c:5646: error: (Each undeclared identifier is
> reported only once
> drivers/common/inet_drv.c:5646: error: for each function it appears in.)
> The build problem exposes a place where the new IS_SOCKET_ERROR()
> macro is not used.
> Another thing is that the Windows version of the macro should still
> #define IS_SOCKET_ERROR(val) ((val) == SOCKET_ERROR)
> since SOCKET_ERROR is defined in a header file on Windows.
> Because of the build error, Raimo has taken out the branch
> from the pu branch. He will re-instate it as soon as you have
> fixed the build problem.

Sorry about that, I messed it up when I removed SOCKET_ERROR as you
had suggested. I've restored SOCKET_ERROR since it's still used in the
Windows code, and found and fixed the one place that needed the new
IS_SOCKET_ERROR macro but wasn't using it. It all builds correctly


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