Subject: Re: Multiple values for locators
To: Charles M. Hannum <>
From: Jason Thorpe <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 03/25/1997 15:37:01
On 25 Mar 1997 17:26:36 -0500 (Charles M. Hannum) wrote:

[ snip ]

 > * Use the number of initializers to size the space used in cf_loc[]
 > for the values.  Always allocate space for the maximum number of
 > values.  (Thus the values are still at fixed locations in the array,
 > as they are now.)

[ snip ]

 > So, does anyone have a reasonable objection to the above?

I think this is a great idea.  At the same time, I'd like to see
the use of "packed" locators go away.  Sounds like this would be
"automagic" with your proposed change, tho.

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