strauman at slac.stanford.edu
Sun Dec 2 23:50:26 UTC 2007
Ralf Corsepius wrote:
> On Sun, 2007-12-02 at 12:20 -0800, Till Straumann wrote:
>> I propose to introduce a CPP symbol
>> It should be defined only during compilation of the BSP so that
>> internal interfaces defined in some headers could be protected
>> from being exposed to application code.
>> Does this make sense?
> IMO, no. All such defines do is to play down bad code and to cater bad
> programming practices (BSP API violations).
So what do you suggest - two separate headers, one
for the public interface, a second one for BSP-internal
The technique of hiding internal interfaces by such a symbol
is already employed widely by the RTEMS kernel and
by the networking code.
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