lkml.org 
[lkml]   [1999]   [May]   [18]   [last100]   RSS Feed
Views: [wrap][no wrap]   [headers]  [forward] 
 
Messages in this thread
/
Date
From
SubjectRe: [PATCH] copy_strings cleanup for 2.3.2
On Sun, 16 May 1999, Andi Kleen wrote:

> > So copy_strings would be something like
> >
> > int copy_strings(int argc, char *const*argv, &bprm)
> >
> > instead of
> >
> > unsigned long copy_strings(.. horror-arguments ..)
> >
> > no?
>
> I didn't do it at first because I thought copy_strings is general purpose
> enough that it may be someday used for something else than just with
> binformats, but at a closer look you're right: it is unlikely that it
> will ever happen and it is not worth the complexity.

If you wanted to leave it generic, an inline function wrapper would do the
trick nicely.

--
"Love the dolphins," she advised him. "Write by W.A.S.T.E.."

-
To unsubscribe from this list: send the line "unsubscribe linux-kernel" in
the body of a message to majordomo@vger.rutgers.edu
Please read the FAQ at http://www.tux.org/lkml/

\
 
 \ /
  Last update: 2005-03-22 13:51    [from the cache]
©2003-2011 Jasper Spaans