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Re: [PATCH] Add envz_remove to the libc manual

On 03/18/2015 04:29 AM, Siddhesh Poyarekar wrote:
> Hi,
> I was told that Ma Shimao submitted a patch to add envz_remove to the
> libc manual, but the patch could not be accepted since he does not
> have a copyright assignment in place.  I have been woefully behind on
> libc-alpha recently and have not seen the patch or the discussion
> thread.  I have also not read the man page for envz_remove, so
> Alexandre Oliva asked me if I could write this independently and post
> a patch.  The patch below is the result of the same - I have written
> it based on the implementation in string/envz.c and Alex told me via
> email that the function is AS, AC and MT-safe like envz_strip.
> I assume Alex and Carlos cannot review this since they have been
> tainted by the original patch (I haven't even tried to look for a link
> to it since I don't want to be tainted) so someone else will have to
> review this.  If there are no reviewers till the end of the week, I
> will commit this since I believe there is a chance that there are no
> other reviewers who haven't read that thread.

I can't comment on your patch, but I can give consensus or not, that
is all I can do, given that I've seen the original patch.

> OK to commit?


> Siddhesh
> 	* manual/string.texi (Envz Functions): Add envz_remove.
> diff --git a/manual/string.texi b/manual/string.texi
> index ba5a2c7..fd1b42f 100644
> --- a/manual/string.texi
> +++ b/manual/string.texi
> @@ -2788,5 +2788,13 @@ The @code{envz_strip} function removes any null entries from @var{envz},
>  updating @code{*@var{envz}} and @code{*@var{envz_len}}.
>  @end deftypefun
> +@comment envz.h
> +@comment GNU
> +@deftypefun {void} envz_remove (char **@var{envz}, size_t *@var{envz_len}, const char *@var{name})
> +@safety{@prelim{}@mtsafe{}@assafe{}@acsafe{}}
> +The @code{envz_remove} function removes an entry named @var{name} from
> +@var{envz}, updating @code{*@var{envz}} and @code{*@var{envz_len}}.
> +@end deftypefun
> +
>  @c FIXME this are undocumented:
>  @c strcasecmp_l @safety{@mtsafe{}@assafe{}@acsafe{}} see strcasecmp


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