Re: Poll: global buffers

From: Carlos Myers (
Date: 07/20/01

From: "George Greer" <>
> On Fri, 20 Jul 2001, Carlos Myers wrote:
> >From: "George Greer" <greerga@CIRCLEMUD.ORG>
> >> Who thinks the global buffers (buf, buf1, buf2, arg) need to go?
> >> Who wants to keep them?
> >> and why?
> >
> >Depreciate the buffers and remove all use of them from existing
> >Before the final release comes out, we can completely remove them then.
> Ok, but why? That was the important part of my question.
> I have my own reasons but I'll not state them yet.

How about the off chance that one function will write data to one of the
buffers.  Then calls another function which overwrites the data in the
buffer before the first function is finished with it.


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