* Julian Elischer <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> [011116 18:20] wrote: > > On Fri, 16 Nov 2001, Jonathan Lemon wrote: > > > Um, no please. MT_DUMMYNET is a bad hack that should be removed > > (and which I've partly done in one of my trees). I would rather > > not perpetuate this, it causes more problems than it is worth. > > > > I believe that Garrett went in a while back and removed all the > > abuses of mbuf (used to store sockaddrs and the like), and this > > would appear to be a step backward. > > > > I don't disagree that there are many static variables that need > > to be cleaned up, but I don't believe that this is the right > > approach. > > sure, but how about some suggestions then? > personally Holding static things in mbufs is an abuse, > and even things that are dynamic but can be better > passed as an argument. > > Maybe just some extra arguments can cover it.. > but that's not very extensible, and you can't queue arguments.
Ah, but you can't queue static variable either. :) -- -Alfred Perlstein [[EMAIL PROTECTED]] 'Instead of asking why a piece of software is using "1970s technology," start asking why software is ignoring 30 years of accumulated wisdom.' http://www.morons.org/rants/gpl-harmful.php3 To Unsubscribe: send mail to [EMAIL PROTECTED] with "unsubscribe freebsd-current" in the body of the message