Subject: Re: m_pulldown()
To: None <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: der Mouse <mouse@Rodents.Montreal.QC.CA>
Date: 12/02/1999 01:12:42
>> a function called m_pulldown(). KAME code is under migration to use
> No offense, but m_pullup should die. m_pulldown is a further
> extension of this horror.
> Appropriate use of m_copydata is a much better alternative.
Why? What's wrong with m_pullup()? Why is it better to always copy
data than to point to existing data when possible, copying only when
necessary? I thought avoiding copies was a Good Thing.
(This is a serious question, not a challenge; I'm certainly open to
being convinced. I just don't see anything inherently wrong with
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