Subject: Re: SoC ideas - mbuf API
To: Pavel Cahyna <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Jason Thorpe <email@example.com>
Date: 06/27/2006 16:25:51
On Jun 27, 2006, at 4:19 PM, Pavel Cahyna wrote:
> Isn't it mostly what I have proposed? I have proposed mptr_rw
> writable pointer, and mptr... returning const pointer.
> A difference is that the proposed macros would also do the cast to the
> required data type, to be more similar to the current mtod() and at
> same time to be able to use sizeof on this type.
You proposed macros, which I don't like so much for this. I would
also rather pass in a real length, rather than using sizeof magic
inside the macro itself.
I also would prefer different names other than mptr*(). I'm not
really much of a fan of the current m_*() names either :-)