LSB1.1: /proc/cpuinfo

H. Peter Anvin hpa at
Fri Jan 4 18:53:57 PST 2002

Doug Beattie wrote:

> Then, in general the specification should state that any options not
> documented, but found to be present in any command/function, should
> not be used as they will not have been tested and results cannot be
> guaranteed.
> Can we make a blanket statement that will satisfy all such conditions
> so we don't have to go through and document each and every situation
> within the specification?

This is usually handled by invoking the magic phrase "a strictly 
conforming application shall not invoke undefined behaviour."


More information about the lsb-discuss mailing list