[BusyBox] [PATCH] kill error message

Vladimir N. Oleynik dzo at simtreas.ru
Mon Aug 15 15:32:47 UTC 2005


> I was a bit confused myself.  Under glibc on my platform at least, I got 
> the following message from ash when deleting a non-existent task:
> ~ # kill 394
> kill: 2: No such process

Is not non-existent task, is line counter.
This problem (show line counter always for interactive usage too)
have from upstream dash and maintainer know this problem.

> Do we need special handling for the %m formatter, or should it be 
> eradicated in the name of least-common denominator?  More details about 
> standard libraries being used and platform would be useful here.

libc-5, glibc, uclibc have "%m" formater and all ports to busybox
applets from upstream do not like patching for me for this.


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