[v7,1/6] manual: Update to mention ENODEV for ttyname and ttyname_r

Message ID 20171113212841.28518-2-lukeshu@lukeshu.com
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  • Fixup linux ttyname and ttyname_r [BZ #22145]
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Luke Shumaker Nov. 13, 2017, 9:28 p.m.
From: Luke Shumaker <lukeshu@parabola.nu>

Commit 15e9a4f378c8607c2ae1aa465436af4321db0e23 introduced ENODEV as a
possible error condition for ttyname and ttyname_r.  Update the manual
to mention this GNU extension.

v2:
 - Fix typo: psuedo->pseudo
 - Improve wording
 - Fix ChangeLog item name
v3:
 - Revise commit message
---
 ChangeLog            | 5 +++++
 manual/terminal.texi | 5 +++++
 2 files changed, 10 insertions(+)

Patch

diff --git a/ChangeLog b/ChangeLog
index 32b57bcd06..efae5356d6 100644
--- a/ChangeLog
+++ b/ChangeLog
@@ -1,3 +1,8 @@ 
+2017-11-07  Luke Shumaker  <lukeshu@parabola.nu>
+
+	* manual/terminal.texi (Is It a Terminal):
+	Mention ENODEV for ttyname and ttyname_r.
+
 2017-11-12  Florian Weimer  <fweimer@redhat.com>
 
 	* support/support.h (xstrndup): Declare.
diff --git a/manual/terminal.texi b/manual/terminal.texi
index 4fef5045b8..4aace48b14 100644
--- a/manual/terminal.texi
+++ b/manual/terminal.texi
@@ -109,6 +109,11 @@  The @var{filedes} is not associated with a terminal.
 @item ERANGE
 The buffer length @var{len} is too small to store the string to be
 returned.
+
+@item ENODEV
+The @var{filedes} is associated with a terminal device that is a slave
+pseudo-terminal, but the file name associated with that device could
+not be determined.  This is a GNU extension.
 @end table
 @end deftypefun