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Date: Sun, 13 Sep 2020 05:06:25 -0300
From: √Črico Rolim <erico.erc@...il.com>
To: mtk.manpages@...il.com
Cc: linux-man@...r.kernel.org, musl@...ts.openwall.com, ericonr@...root.org
Subject: [patch] posix_fallocate.3: add note about error codes for musl.

As can be seen in

https://git.musl-libc.org/cgit/musl/tree/src/fcntl/posix_fallocate.c?id=73cc775bee53300c7cf759f37580220b18ac13d3

musl returns the syscall's errors directly, which means it doesn't
perform the same emulation as glibc, and, more relevant to this change,
it can return more errors than the ones currently listed in ERRORS.
---
 man3/posix_fallocate.3 | 4 ++++
 1 file changed, 4 insertions(+)

diff --git a/man3/posix_fallocate.3 b/man3/posix_fallocate.3
index 58338d673..2e440b3e1 100644
--- a/man3/posix_fallocate.3
+++ b/man3/posix_fallocate.3
@@ -101,6 +101,10 @@ referred to by
 .B ESPIPE
 .I fd
 refers to a pipe.
+.TP
+Libraries that don't perform the emulation shown in NOTES, such as musl libc,
+may also return the error codes listed in
+.BR fallocate (2).
 .SH VERSIONS
 .BR posix_fallocate ()
 is available since glibc 2.1.94.
-- 
2.28.0

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