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From "César Leonardo Blum Silveira" <cesa...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Patch for passing NULL as value argument to apr_env_get
Date Wed, 30 Apr 2008 01:41:28 GMT
I'm really sorry if this is annoying, but no one gave any feedback on
this. Hasn't anyone liked the idea? Or maybe I should log this on

Thank you,

César L. B. Silveira

On Fri, Apr 25, 2008 at 1:24 PM, César Leonardo Blum Silveira
<cesarbs@gmail.com> wrote:
> Hello,
>  Some time ago I wrote a piece of code which only needed to check
>  whether and environment variable was defined. Since I did not care
>  about the value the variable contained, I was a little annoyed by the
>  fact that I had to declare a variable only to pass it as the value
>  argument to apr_env_get. So I decided to modify the source in order to
>  only set the value variable when it is passed, i.e. is not NULL.
>  I see this is somewhat contrary to what the guidelines say, "One
>  notable standard that has been adopted within APR functions (and is
>  partly due to APR's httpd lineage) is that the input values do not
>  need to be checked for correctness.". However, I still think my
>  modification might be useful to other people.
>  Attached is the patch file. This is the first patch I ever made for
>  APR, so I don't know if it is precisely correct. Please review the
>  filenames in it.
>  Regards,
>  --
>  César L. B. Silveira

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