[commit] Deprecate remaining STREQ uses

Andrew Cagney cagney@gnu.org
Mon Dec 1 21:25:00 GMT 2003


> On Mon, Dec 01, 2003 at 09:07:32PM +0200, Eli Zaretskii wrote:
> 
>> > Date: Mon, 01 Dec 2003 10:47:01 -0500
>> > From: Andrew Cagney <cagney@gnu.org>
> 
>> > > 
>> > > But that's precisely why we have the patch review and approval
>> > > procedure, right?  Maintainers who approve patches are supposed to
>> > > prevent code that uses deprecated machinery from being added.
> 
>> > 
>> > Very true.  Explicit deprecation is a tool for making that part of the 
>> > maintainer and contributor task far easier.  Instead of wasting time 
>> > trying to track and find all the things being eliminated, the 
>> > contributor and reviewer can simply keep an eye out for deprecated in 
>> > their patches
> 
>> 
>> I'm not convinced that detecting STREQ is harder than detecting
>> DEPRECATED_STREQ.
> 
> 
> Neither am I... Andrew, how would you feel about a central (in the
> source tree) list of deprecated objects instead?

I see you didn't reply to the attached e-mail.

Andrew

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