The following reply was made to PR kern/81951; it has been noted by GNATS.
From: Andriy Gapon <email@example.com>
To: Bruce Evans <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Cc: email@example.com, firstname.lastname@example.org
Subject: Re: kern/81951: [patch] linux emulation: getpriority() returns incorrect
Date: Mon, 13 Jun 2005 17:09:36 +0300
on 13.06.2005 15:34 Andriy Gapon said the following:
> As to the [-20,+20] range, I see in HP-UX, Solaris and AIX man pages
> that they also have this range. Seems that BSD won over POSIX (and SysV)
> in this case.
Another idea - all the above OSes and FreeBSD are POSIX compliant with
NZERO=21 and further restriction (which is allowed by POSIX) of
prohibiting -21 priority. How does this sound ? :-)