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authorPranit Bauva <>2016-06-14 06:14:11 (GMT)
committerJunio C Hamano <>2016-06-14 17:57:21 (GMT)
commited008d7bb957ccfbe32c95aad74ee78e0e31de16 (patch)
tree74eac5d7d269d2ec69ed72977b2d6df034f0aef5 /strbuf.h
parent765428699a5381f113d19974720bc91b5bfeaf1d (diff)
strbuf: describe the return value of strbuf_read_file
Mentored-by: Lars Schneider <> Mentored-by: Christian Couder <> Signed-off-by: Pranit Bauva <> Signed-off-by: Junio C Hamano <>
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1 files changed, 2 insertions, 0 deletions
diff --git a/strbuf.h b/strbuf.h
index 1ea9d0b..773719e 100644
--- a/strbuf.h
+++ b/strbuf.h
@@ -363,6 +363,8 @@ extern ssize_t strbuf_read(struct strbuf *, int fd, size_t hint);
* Read the contents of a file, specified by its path. The third argument
* can be used to give a hint about the file size, to avoid reallocs.
+ * Return the number of bytes read or a negative value if some error
+ * occurred while opening or reading the file.
extern ssize_t strbuf_read_file(struct strbuf *sb, const char *path, size_t hint);