Jeremiah Mahler <jmmah...@gmail.com> writes:

> Thomas,
>
> On Thu, Jun 12, 2014 at 10:11:36AM +0200, Thomas Braun wrote:
>> Am 12.06.2014 09:29, schrieb Jeremiah Mahler:
>> > A common use case with strubfs is to set the buffer to a new value.

strubfs???

>> > This must be done in two steps: a reset followed by an add.
>> > 
>> >   strbuf_reset(buf);
>> >   strbuf_add(buf, new_buf, len);
>> > 
>> > In cases where the buffer is being built up in steps, these operations
>> > make sense and correctly convey what is being performed.
>> > 
>> >   strbuf_reset(buf);
>> >   strbuf_add(buf, data1, len1);
>> >   strbuf_add(buf, data2, len2);
>> >   strbuf_add(buf, data3, len3);
>> > 
>> > However, in other cases, it can be confusing and is not very concise.
>> > 
>> >   strbuf_reset(buf);
>> >   strbuf_add(buf, default, len1);
>> > 
>> >   if (cond1) {
>> >     strbuf_reset(buf);
>> >     strbuf_add(buf, data2, len2);
>> >   }
>> > 
>> >   if (cond2) {
>> >     strbuf_reset(buf);
>> >     strbuf_add(buf, data3, len3);
>> >   }
>> > 
>> > Add strbuf_set operations so that it can be re-written in a clear and
>> > concise way.
>> > 
>> >   strbuf_set(buf, default len1);
>> very minor nit: missing comma between default and len1.
>
> I can't believe I missed that.  Good catch ;-)
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