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Re: question about mbuf intialization
On Fri, 20 Sep 2013, Beverly Schwartz wrote:
> On Sep 19, 2013, at 4:21 PM, Christos Zoulas <christos%astron.com@localhost>
> > In article <546B8CEC-0675-463F-B5C8-6A0FD5541B83%bbn.com@localhost>,
> > Beverly Schwartz <bschwart%bbn.com@localhost> wrote:
> >> Any reason why we can't add
> >> m->m_len = 0;
> >> to m_get, and
> >> m->m_pkthdr.len = 0;
> >> to m_gethdr?
> > Makes sense, but at the same time we should remove the superfluous zeroing
> > from the other places...
> A quick scan of the code shows that some of the time m_len is set to 0,
> but more of the time, the library using it just sets it to its ultimate
why does it seem useful to always set it to zero, if more often than not
it will be immediately set to another value..?
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