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From Bojan Smojver <bo...@rexursive.com>
Subject Re: svn commit: r789965 - in /apr/apr/trunk: CHANGES dbd/apr_dbd_pgsql.c
Date Wed, 01 Jul 2009 21:38:19 GMT
On Wed, 2009-07-01 at 08:31 -0400, Jeff Trawick wrote:
> IMO the better way to handle this would have been
> int ret, tmpret;
> and using tmpret when the function-wide ret shouldn't be touched
> Overloading "ret" and the semi-hidden setting of the function-wide ret
> make this code less clear than it could be.

That is what the original patch had, in fact. I kinda liked the locally
scoped approach better, because it seemed cleaner to me. But then again,
I'm not known for very good taste.

> Continuing down the overly picky trail: It would be better to focus
> CHANGES entries on the impact to library consumers, and omit details
> like "locally[-]scoped variables".


Question: was your comment essentially a -1, in which case I'll
revert/change, or was it just a remark?


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