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Re: svn commit: rev 3983 - in trunk: . subversion/include subversion/libsvn_ra_svn subversion/svnserve

From: Greg Stein <gstein_at_lyra.org>
Date: 2002-12-06 17:53:44 CET

On Fri, Dec 06, 2002 at 08:51:07AM -0500, Greg Hudson wrote:
> On Thu, 2002-12-05 at 17:55, Greg Stein wrote:
> > On Wed, Dec 04, 2002 at 10:35:04PM -0500, Greg Hudson wrote:
> > >...
> > > My reasoning is that prefixing is for libraries; svnserve is an
> > > application. (libsvn_ra_svn does use an ra_svn prefix on its vtable
> > > functions.)
> >
> > That still isn't all that safe. If you link in "bad" libraries, then your
> > app could have conflicts. Now, if you only link in "good" libraries, then
> > your app can name things however it wants...
>
> These also happen to be static functions.
>
> Of course, I could bring in "bad" header files. But I'd find out about
> that pretty quickly.

You'd only find out on the platform that you work with. Meanwhile, the evil
demons are plotting your destruction when you're built on BeOS...

:-)

It's all a matter of how paranoid you want to be...

Cheers,
-g

-- 
Greg Stein, http://www.lyra.org/
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