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Re: [PATCH] Delayed loading of image libraries

From: Andreas Schwab
Subject: Re: [PATCH] Delayed loading of image libraries
Date: Wed, 30 Jun 2004 13:24:18 +0200
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Juanma Barranquero <address@hidden> writes:

> On Wed, 30 Jun 2004 12:15:29 +0200
> Andreas Schwab <address@hidden> wrote:
>> Please make libraries an explicit parameter of CHECK_LIB_AVAILABLE, so
>> that it does not look like it is completely ignored.
> Well, it is a matter of taste.  Hidding things is not good, but
> redundant info is not good either, and in this case, there's no way
> CHECK_LIB_AVAILABLE is ever gonna get passed anything but `libraries'. 

Implicit parameters are bad when you want to find out what's going on and
can hide hard to track bugs.

On a related note, what is Finit_image_library supposed to be passed in
lookup_image_type?  image-library-alist is not available on the C level.


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