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LWN.net Weekly Edition for May 23, 2013
An "enum" for Python 3
An unexpected perf feature
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A look at the PyPy 2.0 release
kcmp vs strcmp convention
Posted Feb 2, 2012 16:05 UTC (Thu) by cesarb (subscriber, #6266)
In a system call, values between -1 and -4095 (inclusive) are reserved for errors, with values from errno.h. In particular, -1 means EPERM on x86.
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