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+/*
+ * strerror.c --- Map an integer error number into a printable string.
+ */
+
+extern int sys_nerr;
+extern char *sys_errlist[];
+
+static char msg[50];
+
+char *
+strerror(error)
+ int error;
+{
+ if ((error <= sys_nerr) && (error > 0)) {
+ return sys_errlist[error];
+ }
+ sprintf (msg, "Unknown error (%d)", error);
+ return msg;
+}