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From: Thomas Monjalon <thomas.monjalon@6wind.com>
To: "Richardson, Bruce" <bruce.richardson@intel.com>
Cc: dev@dpdk.org
Subject: Re: [dpdk-dev] [PATCH 1/3] stringfns: remove rte_snprintf
Date: Wed, 25 Jun 2014 10:33:04 +0200
Message-ID: <12214985.ClK2CaJOyY@xps13> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <59AF69C657FD0841A61C55336867B5B02CEE3359@IRSMSX103.ger.corp.intel.com>

2014-06-24 17:39, Richardson, Bruce:
> From: dev [mailto:dev-bounces@dpdk.org] On Behalf Of Stephen Hemminger
> > The function rte_snprintf serves no useful purpose. It is the
> > same as snprintf() for all valid inputs. Just remove it and
> > replace all uses in current code.
> 
> NAK to this as is.
> Approve of replacing all instance of the rte_snprintf function with the
> standard version in all our code and libraries. However, rather than just
> removing the function completely, I think we should just flag the function
> as deprecated initially, and then later on look to remove it completely.

I agree we should try to use the "deprecated" attribute when possible.
So application porting effort will be smoother.

But in this case, there is something different: as Stephen wrote, rte_snprintf 
is useless. It's useless inside the DPDK so it's even more useless for user 
applications.
As it's really useless, it has no sense to keep it as deprecated.
Please, let's simply remove it.

-- 
Thomas

  parent reply	other threads:[~2014-06-25  8:32 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 11+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2014-06-24 16:02 Stephen Hemminger
2014-06-24 16:03 ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH 2/3] test: remove no longer valid tests Stephen Hemminger
2014-06-24 16:05 ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH 3/3] fix incorrect snprintf usage Stephen Hemminger
2014-06-24 17:39 ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH 1/3] stringfns: remove rte_snprintf Richardson, Bruce
2014-06-24 17:54   ` Stephen Hemminger
2014-06-24 18:00     ` Richardson, Bruce
2014-06-25  7:55       ` Olivier MATZ
2014-06-25  8:33   ` Thomas Monjalon [this message]
2014-06-26 15:09     ` Richardson, Bruce
2014-06-26 16:20       ` Aaron Campbell
2014-06-27  0:37         ` Thomas Monjalon

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