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Re: [bug-grep] PARAMS, gnulib update and const

From: Stepan Kasal
Subject: Re: [bug-grep] PARAMS, gnulib update and const
Date: Mon, 21 Mar 2005 11:24:02 +0100
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On Sun, Mar 20, 2005 at 01:46:43AM +0100, Claudio Fontana wrote:
> I would suggest following the gnulib and removing the
> PARAMS clutter entirely.

yes, that sounds right.

> In grep we have a pervasive use of const. It might be
> a matter of taste, but personally I find const
> useless, but what matters more is that the current
> code casts away const when needed. I would suggest a
> hunt-the-const.

I don't agree here.  I think consts can be useful, so I'd like
to keep them.  If you see some suspiciously looking casts, we should
look at it, but not before 2.5.2 ships.


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