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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] Why rte_snprintf at all?
Date: Tue, 24 Jun 2014 11:22:12 +0200
Message-ID: <1464235.EKIaBTSv1Q@xps13> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <59AF69C657FD0841A61C55336867B5B02CEE1C5C@IRSMSX103.ger.corp.intel.com>

2014-06-23 22:53, Richardson, Bruce:
> As for the #define, it's a quick fix, except that we end up having to keep
> it forever as the code using the function will never get changed to use
> rte_snprintf. Given it's just a one-line macro, it's probably not a big
> deal in this case, but I'd rather see us take the approach that after
> something has been flagged as deprecated for a certain amount of time e.g.
> 1 to 2 full release cycles, it is removed completely and deleted. Otherwise
> I worry about us having to maintain a bunch of stuff for legacy reasons,
> that really should be got rid of. We should not just remove something
> completely in a single release, but I think we need to have a way to remove
> things completely once the user has been given sufficient warning.

I agree.

-- 
Thomas

      reply	other threads:[~2014-06-24  9:21 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 8+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2014-06-23 17:16 Stephen Hemminger
2014-06-23 22:18 ` Richardson, Bruce
2014-06-23 22:25   ` Rogers, Gerald
2014-06-23 22:31     ` Wiles, Roger Keith
2014-06-23 22:34       ` Richardson, Bruce
2014-06-23 22:46         ` Wiles, Roger Keith
2014-06-23 22:53           ` Richardson, Bruce
2014-06-24  9:22             ` Thomas Monjalon [this message]

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