On Thu, 4 Jul 2002, Julian Elischer wrote:
> On Thu, 4 Jul 2002, Daniel Eischen wrote:
> > On Thu, 4 Jul 2002, Julian Elischer wrote:
> > > 2/
> > > We could add a new macro/method that is slightly less efficient than the
> > > current FOREACH macros, but allows element removal.
> > > Exisiting methods would no change.
> > As wollman pointed out, we already assume that it is safe to
> > remove elements using the existing macros. Adding another
> > interface to do the same thing kinda imples that existing
> > behaviour may change. As proposed though, the new macros
> > would not only allow removals, but also modification of
> > the removed element while still walking the list. These might
> > be useful.
> In this rare case Garrett was wrong. Only He assumed that.
I assumed that also, and libc_r currently assumes that.
Perhaps I am in the minority, but maybe there are more
reliances on this than you think?
Anyways, I don't have a problem transitioning to another
set of macros when they are provided.
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