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Date: Thu, 27 Feb 2003 10:07:05 -0500
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Williams on Thu, 27 Feb 2003 09:04:58 -0600)
Subject: Re: perror
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> -  fprintf(stderr, "%s: %s\n", s, strerror(errno));
> +  if (s)
> +    fprintf(stderr, "%s: %s\n", s, strerror(errno));
> +  else
> +    fprintf(stderr, "%s\n", s, strerror(errno));
>  }

Better would be like this:

  if (s)
    fprintf(stderr, "%s: ", s);
  fprintf(stderr, "%s\n", strerror(errno));

That cuts down on duplication.  Go ahead and check it in.

> (The manpage says only that the colon is not printed; should the
> blank still be printed?)

I would say that the blank should not be printed if the colon is not.

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