[vlc-devel] [PATCH 1/4] vlc_list: helpers for doubly linked lists

Rémi Denis-Courmont remi at remlab.net
Thu Jun 14 20:45:28 CEST 2018

Le keskiviikkona 13. kesäkuuta 2018, 22.45.46 EEST Romain Vimont a écrit :
> On Wed, Jun 13, 2018 at 12:55:17PM +0300, Rémi Denis-Courmont wrote:
> > pos is an l-value, not necessarily a variable. If you look at existing
> > array macros usages, quite often the l-values for array and size are not
> > variables, so I don't think we should make that assumption.
> What about using a name that will never shadow in practice?
> for( struct vlc_list_t
> _an_awful_name_that_will_never_shadow_user_code_in_practice; … )
> They would only shadow to provide the expected behavior for nested
> foreach loops.

...which would be terrible since nested loops obviously must be supported for 
some more complex data structures, and shadowed variables cause warnings.

Реми Дёни-Курмон

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