[pacman-dev] [GIT] The official pacman repository branch, master, updated. v3.2.0-50-gd05882d

Dan McGee dpmcgee at gmail.com
Mon Aug 25 20:44:36 EDT 2008

On Mon, Aug 25, 2008 at 7:36 PM, Nagy Gabor <ngaba at bibl.u-szeged.hu> wrote:
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>> commit d05882db9e417244fa580c4697b45333faffcc79 Author: Xavier
>> Chantry <shiningxc at gmail.com> Date:   Sun Aug 17 19:36:28 2008 +0200
>>     Rename alpm_db_get{pkg,grp}cache to alpm_db_get_{pkg,grp}cache
>>     This is more consistent with the private functions :
>>     _alpm_db_get_{pkg,grp}cache
>>     Signed-off-by: Xavier Chantry <shiningxc at gmail.com>
>>     Signed-off-by: Dan McGee <dan at archlinux.org>
> I am not a big fan of public function renaming, but if this was
> accepted, I bring up an other annoying function name convention (imho):
> alpm_dep_get_string()
> alpm_get_md5sum()
> The return values of these functions must be freed unlike other
> alpm_*_get_ functions. (The different behaviour can be suspected from
> "const char*" vs "char*" only). I may missed some other examples.
> IMHO in these cases the use of "compute" instead of "get" would be more
> suggestive, see alpm_pkg_compute_requiredby().

I think you are right in this case- if you want to submit a patch I'd
welcome it.


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