[Samba] Samba memory usage - how big is it?

Jeremy Allison jra at samba.org
Fri Nov 14 18:32:09 GMT 2008

On Fri, Nov 14, 2008 at 10:33:19AM +0100, Volker Lendecke wrote:
> On Thu, Nov 13, 2008 at 03:50:59PM -0800, Jeremy Allison wrote:
> > On Thu, Nov 13, 2008 at 11:54:55PM +0100, Volker Lendecke wrote:
> > You'll have to re-add the memcache_is_talloc()
> > function (which I deleted :-).
> If you're okay with it, I would re-add it. :-)

Sure, it would make sense again :-).

> Except that using void ** as a function parameter is not
> portable C. This would need to be void *, cast to void **
> inside the function. But this would blur the nature of that
> parameter.

Yeah, but it's C, so what can you do :-). Good catch.
Don't like non-portable C. Maybe we can add the void **
as a comment in the parameter list after the void * parameter.
e.g. /* This is really void ** */

> We have the same with talloc_move, here it is also not
> visible from the function parameter that we have a
> TALLOC_CTX **, so we probably have to live with the fact
> that the function prototype is non-intuitive. C just sucks
> in this respect :-)

I'm happy with your change, please commit !


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