Re: [hackers] [PATCH] [ii] get rid of EXIT_bla crap

From: Laslo Hunhold <>
Date: Fri, 14 Oct 2016 12:45:27 +0200

On Fri, 14 Oct 2016 01:42:16 +0200
Markus Teich <> wrote:

Hey Markus,

> this was done to most other suckless projects as well and I just
> noticed it when reading the EXIT_TIMEOUT patch, so here you go.

I totally agree with you there. It just obfuscates the code, even
suggesting EXIT_TIMEOUT was part of Posix, which it is not. I think it
should be common knowledge by now that a zero exit status indicates
success and a non-zero exit-status (1, 2, ...) indicates failure.

I second this.



Laslo Hunhold <>
Received on Fri Oct 14 2016 - 12:45:27 CEST

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