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Re: FYI: 7-gary-_AC_FEATURE_CHECK_LENGTH-break-3.patch

From: Paul Eggert
Subject: Re: FYI: 7-gary-_AC_FEATURE_CHECK_LENGTH-break-3.patch
Date: Wed, 21 Apr 2004 16:31:27 -0700
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Albert Chin <address@hidden> writes:

> On Wed, Apr 21, 2004 at 02:03:36PM +0100, Gary V. Vaughan wrote:
>> Applied to HEAD.
> Why? Is it _safe_ to assume how deeply nested we are?

My impression is that he was just trying to patch the problem without
trying to come up with a more-general solution.  _AS_PATH_WALK is
documented to be poorly-designed, and _AC_PATH_PROG_FEATURE_CHECK is
inheriting that poor design.  It'd be nice to fix the overall problem,
of course.

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