[ECOS] [PATCH] enlarge allowable size of diagnostic strings

jeroen dobbelaere jeroen.dobbelaere@acunia.com
Thu Jan 17 04:38:00 GMT 2002


Andrew Lunn wrote:

> Wouldn't it be better to put the if outside the loop? At the moment
> its evaluated for every character. This will catch a string that is not
> terminated within 256 characters. If you put it outside the loop there
> is a small danger that a string does not have a termination before the
> end of memory. In that case you will get an exception when you fall of
> the edge of the world rather than a "Not a string" message. But you
> get a speedup in the normal case.
>     Andrew

I guess the 'diag_check_string' function exists to prevent a possible
'falling of the edge'...

(although I would rather like to see this edge at 2048 bytes, than at 256)

Jeroen Dobbelaere
Embedded Software Engineer

ACUNIA Embedded Solutions

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