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From Aaron Bannert <aa...@clove.org>
Subject Re: cvs commit: apr/memory/unix apr_pools.c
Date Tue, 22 Oct 2002 07:00:09 GMT
On Tue, Oct 22, 2002 at 01:49:03AM -0400, Ryan Bloom wrote:
> Because there is a difference between unset and NULL value.  One of them
> was specifically set by the program, the other is a programmer trying to
> query for a value that was never set.  They are two different cases.  This
> is the time to break the API, before the 1.0 release.

This is just a design difference. Most shells don't make a difference
between unset and NULL-value. This problem hasn't come up before, and
you haven't provided a concrete reason why it is broken now.

-aaron

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