lists  /  announce  owl-users  owl-dev  john-users  john-dev  passwdqc-users  yescrypt  popa3d-users  /  oss-security  kernel-hardening  musl  sabotage  tlsify  passwords  /  crypt-dev  xvendor  /  Bugtraq  Full-Disclosure  linux-kernel  linux-netdev  linux-ext4  linux-hardening  linux-cve-announce  PHC 
Open Source and information security mailing list archives
Hash Suite: Windows password security audit tool. GUI, reports in PDF.
[<prev] [next>] [<thread-prev] [thread-next>] [day] [month] [year] [list]
Date:   Sun, 10 Dec 2017 17:43:34 +0100
From:   SF Markus Elfring <>
To:     Jonathan Cameron <>,
Cc:     LKML <>,,
        Hans de Goede <>,
        Hartmut Knaack <>,
        Lars-Peter Clausen <>,
        Peter Meerwald-Stadler <>
Subject: Re: iio/…: Use common error handling code

> Hi Markus, I've accepted the ones that I think made an improvement
> outweighing the inherent small costs of making any change.

Does such a kind of feedback mean that you reconsidered any places
where you expressed a rejection initially?

> We also need to avoid code constructs that are unusual in error handling
> such as backwards gotos.

Why would you like to exclude this approach if anything useful could be achieved
in the shown software design direction?

> Note however that most of the changes made so far are only minor improvements.

I agree that corresponding effects are small just because the discussed
source code adjustments affected specific function implementations.

> I am not saying I don't appreciate them,


> but rather than that they are of of low importance.

A lot of details are competing also for our software development attention.


Powered by blists - more mailing lists