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Re: [PATCH] Delayed loading of image libraries

From: Stefan
Subject: Re: [PATCH] Delayed loading of image libraries
Date: 30 Jun 2004 10:19:47 -0400
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>>> 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.

100% agreement.  Please don't introduce such situations unless it's really
painful to pass the parameters explicitly.


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