[kaffe] Moving away from macros to inlined functions
guilhem at kaffe.org
Sat Sep 20 13:19:02 PDT 2003
Dalibor Topic wrote:
> this is a simple code hygene issue: I'd like to move away from using
> preprocessor macros all over kaffe's C sources, to use inline
> functions. Since the gdb debugger has a much better time with inlines,
> the gcc compiler produces more useful error and warning messages,
> inlines can be prototyped to check for type violations, and so on.
> I'd like to start with BEGIN/END_EXCEPTION_HANDLING in jni.c and the
> sysdepCallMethod on arm, as that's what I'm trying to debug at the
> moment. Is everyone O.K. with the idea to move away from macros?
> dalibor topic
As far as it doesn't complicate kaffe's structure I don't see why we
should keep them. By the way, introducing true function calls helps the
programmers to keep a clean way to program. Usually macros are bad
used... So this should be done at a time or another. I am for it.
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