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Re: svn commit: r1129980 - /subversion/trunk/notes/knobs

From: Stefan Fuhrmann <eqfox_at_web.de>
Date: Thu, 02 Jun 2011 16:16:57 +0200

On 02.06.2011 11:22, Daniel Shahaf wrote:
> Julian Foad wrote on Thu, Jun 02, 2011 at 09:37:05 +0100:
>> On Wed, 2011-06-01 at 23:42 +0200, Stefan Fuhrmann wrote:
>>> On 01.06.2011 16:28, Daniel Shahaf wrote:
>>>> Greg Stein wrote on Wed, Jun 01, 2011 at 10:22:51 -0400:
>>>>> On Jun 1, 2011 10:09 AM, "Stefan Sperling"<stsp_at_elego.de> wrote:
>>>>>> On Wed, Jun 01, 2011 at 09:57:24AM -0400, Greg Stein wrote:
>>>>>>> I had a define in workqueue.c that somebody recently prefixed with SVN_.
>>>>>> That was me.
>>>>>>> I never intended it to be part of *any* API. just a little helper for us
>>>>> devs.
>>>>>>> Yet now it shows up in knobs, and is an "official API"?!?
>>>>>>> Seems we may want to reconsider how stuff magically becomes a "knob".
>>>>>> I don't really see the point of documenting this define in notes/knobs
>>>>>> either. Should I move this back to a file-private define that isn't
>>>>>> documented in knobs?
>>>>> No need to rename it (either name would be valid in that file), but yanking
>>>>> it from knobs makes sense to me.
>>>> knobs can list both public and developer-only macros... if we want it to
>>>> list just public macros let's rm the file and add a section to the
>>>> doxygen docs.
>>> I copied the "SVN_ prefix makes it public" statement from
>>> Daniel's original knobs file.
>>> IMHO, however, the intention of that file is to serve as a
>>> central point of reference to svn devs. I suggest that we
>>> simply remove said statement and replace it with a "this
>>> is SVN-dev-private information" disclaimer.
>>> An enthusiastic user may still take the information in that
>>> file to find out "what if" but I consider it a tool - not a commitment.
>> +1.
> +1. (notes/knobs is devs-private; 'configure --help=short' is not.)
Done in r1130561.

-- Stefan^2.
Received on 2011-06-02 16:18:18 CEST

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