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From dean gaudet <d...@arctic.org>
Subject Re: cvs commit: apr/memory/unix apr_sms.c apr_sms_trivial.c sms_private.h
Date Sat, 07 Jul 2001 17:48:04 GMT
On Sat, 7 Jul 2001, Justin Erenkrantz wrote:

> On Sat, Jul 07, 2001 at 12:26:32PM -0000, dreid@apache.org wrote:
> > dreid       01/07/07 05:26:32
> >
> >   Modified:    include  apr_sms.h
> >                memory/unix apr_sms.c apr_sms_trivial.c sms_private.h
> >   Log:
> >   Add the abort function into sms.  This is largely to keep compatability
> >   with pools and at present we don't do anything more than get/set, but
> >   that's easily fixed.
> >
> >   Question is, do we still want this capability?
>
> I don't think there is any benefit to this.  But, someone else might
> be able to chime in and say why we need this functionality.  -- justin

how do you handle out of memory?

palloc is not permitted to return NULL for performance reasons.  (well
that plus the massive amounts of legacy code)

of course this whole topic is a mess and really wants proper exception
handling... which we don't have in a convenient form in C :)

-dean


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