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Re: [libvirt] [PATCH 7/7] remote generator: Annotate hyper with the actual C type

On 05/27/2011 04:12 AM, Daniel P. Berrange wrote:
>> But anything is better than nothing, so I won't give any further
>> complaints if we go with your idea of only annotating the exceptions to
>> the 'long long' default, rather than all uses of hyper.
> My rationale for defaulting to 'long long' is that we should never
> add any more APIs which take a plain 'long' anywhere. It would be
> a nice idea if we could get apibuild.py or something to raise an
> error if it finds any more APIs using 'long', except for a whitelist
> of existing ones

Yes, I like that compromise.  Default to 'long long', enforce that
default in new code, and whitelist the old exceptions; then we only have
to annotate the exceptions, and don't have to worry about adding
annotations when adding new API.

Eric Blake   eblake redhat com    +1-801-349-2682
Libvirt virtualization library http://libvirt.org

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