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From <...@covalent.net>
Subject Re: apr_is_option_set / apr_set_option / netmask
Date Sat, 07 Jul 2001 22:44:48 GMT

> why aren't basic bit manipulations being done directly?  the function call
> overhead is enormous compared to the operations being performed.

I am about to commit a patch that turns those functions into macros that
do the same thing.

> also... when i saw the field named netmask i kind of assumed it was a
> network address mask, which is usually what "netmask" refers to.  why does
> it appear to be a bunch of flag bits instead?

I am leaving the netmask alone, because I haven't looked at it before.
Feel free to make the names better though.  :-)


Ryan Bloom                        	rbb@apache.org
Covalent Technologies			rbb@covalent.net

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