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IEEE Standards Interpretations for IEEE Std 1003.1™-2001 IEEE Standard for Information Technology - Portable Operating System Interface (POSIX®)

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Interpretation Request #9
Topic: Defect in XSH pthread_attr_setstack Relevant Sections: pthread_attr_setstack margin code

The margin code on the pthread_attr_setstack pointer page does not match the pthread_attr_getstack page (that it points to).

Change the margin code on page 1005 to match the codes in the SYNOPSIS on page 993.

Interpretation Response
The standard is unclear on this issue, and no conformance distinction can be made between alternative implementations based on this. This is being referred to the sponsor."

Rationale for Intepretation
None.