dce/rpc "client" api

Gerald Carter gcarter at valinux.com
Fri Aug 18 05:44:00 GMT 2000

Peter Samuelson wrote:
> As a non-developer with no vote, I like Luke's 
> infrastructure here.  It feels much cleaner than 
> ad-hoc switch statements.

Since rpcclient in HEAD has recently been pulled 
out of TNG, I agree the changes in TNG should be 
brought down.  I just really need to keep 
rpcclient in HEAD working for the moment and don't 
have time to merge major changes right now.  That's 

>   typedef void* rpcconnstate;

Better. :-)

> Well, there's the X Window System's XEvent union:
>   typedef union _XEvent {
>     int type;
>     XAnyEvent xany;
>     XKeyEvent xkey;
>     /*   [maybe 20 more entries]   */
>     long pad[24];
>   } XEvent;

If we could avoid unions that would be great.  I 
really **hate** them.

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