[MLton] Two small patches
Tue, 7 Dec 2004 18:58:22 -0800
> Here's one patch to add a pair of easy functions to mingw. The
> added cast makes explicit the return cast which happens (and is
Checked in. Thanks.
BTW, when enabling such functions, sometimes one also needs to edit
> I also wonder whether permission changing methods should silently
> succeed? Owner checking and getuid, etc might also sensibly return
> the same constant. That's what cygwin does under at least Win95.
I think it's better to raise SysErr than to silently return. That way
a programmer is warned about the unusual behavior. It's easy enough
for a programmer to wrap the Posix structure if they want.
> Another patch moves the CFLAGS from CC as is common convention.