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SubjectRe: [RFC] timers, pointers to functions and type safety
On Sun 2006-12-03 16:21:25, Roman Zippel wrote:
> Hi,
>
> On Sun, 3 Dec 2006, Russell King wrote:
>
> > I agree with Al, Matthew and Pavel. The current timer stuff is a pita
> > and needs fixing, and it seems Al has come up with a good way to do it
> > without adding additional crap into every single user of timers.
>
> What exactly is the pita here? Al only came up with some rather
> theoretical problems with no practical relevance.

Lack of type-checking in timers is ugly.

> > Al - I look forward to your changes.
>
> I don't. The current API is maybe not perfect, but changing the API for no
> practical benefit would be an even bigger pita. I'd rather keep it as is.

Al is trying to add type-checking in pretty nice & straightforward
manner. Please let him do it.
Pavel
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