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From Justin Erenkrantz <jerenkra...@ebuilt.com>
Subject Re: [PATCH] allow an APR app to choose underlying lock mechanism
Date Mon, 25 Jun 2001 23:41:37 GMT
On Mon, Jun 25, 2001 at 07:30:51PM -0400, Jeff Trawick wrote:
> Here's an idea:
> 
> Leave apr_lock_create() alone (though I think some other folks wanna
> muck with it :) ).
> 
> Add apr_lock_create_np() (or some gstein-approved name) which
> 
> 1) has the OS-specific details specified in enum parameters like in
>   the apr_lock_create() patch I posted
> 
> 2) is for Real Men/Women(tm) who won't cry if a call to it won't
>    compile on Win32 or if we get smarter later and tweak the parameter
>    list
> 
> (I imagine that apr_lock_create() will call apr_lock_create_np() and
> tell it to use the default mechanism.)
> 
> Okay, it's just a special name but it is clearly not in the set of
> interfaces which folks would expect to work the same everywhere.

+1.  That works for me.  -- justin


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