Scheme Request for Implementation 198,
"POSIX system call exceptions,"
by John Cowan (editor and shepherd), Harold Ancell (implementer and editor),
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Here's the abstract:

When POSIX system calls are mapped to Scheme exceptions, this small SRFI provides the means to construct, signal, and extract information from those signals in a reasonably uniform way. They are in their own SRFI in order to avoid being tied to any single POSIX-based SRFI such as SRFI 170.


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