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Re: coccinelle patch suggestion

From: Andreas Schwab
Subject: Re: coccinelle patch suggestion
Date: Wed, 27 Jun 2012 23:03:01 +0200
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/24.1 (gnu/linux)

Dan Nicolaescu <address@hidden> writes:

> Many lisp functions are declared in header files using the EXFUN macro,
> like this:
> EXFUN (Finteractive_form, 1);
> this might have been good when wanting to support both pre-standard C
> and standard  C, but we don't support the former anymore.

It generates a prototype, which is useful in standard C.

> And EXFUN just adds an unneeded level of obfuscation that doesn't help
> code readability.

It tells you that it's a Lisp function with N arguments.  That's easier
to read than when you need to count them.


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