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AIX Version 4.3 Base Operating System and Extensions Technical Reference, Volume 1

Appendix A. Base Operating System Error Codes for Services That Require Path-Name Resolution

The following errors apply to any service that requires path name resolution:

EACCES Search permission is denied on a component of the path prefix.
EFAULT The Path parameter points outside of the allocated address space of the process.
EIO An I/O error occurred during the operation.
ELOOP Too many symbolic links were encountered in translating the Path parameter.
ENAMETOOLONG A component of a path name exceeded 255 characters and the process has the DisallowTruncation attribute (see the ulimit subroutine) or an entire path name exceeded 1023 characters.
ENOENT A component of the path prefix does not exist.
ENOENT A symbolic link was named, but the file to which it refers does not exist.
ENOENT The path name is null.
ENOTDIR A component of the path prefix is not a directory.
ESTALE The root or current directory of the process is located in a virtual file system that is unmounted.

Related Information

List of File and Directory Manipulation Services.

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