Patch for nALFS

Neven Has haski at sezampro.yu
Thu Dec 20 09:17:21 PST 2001


On Wed, Dec 19, 2001 at 07:38:55PM +0000, Mark Ellis wrote:
> Actually the structure of both perl ALFS and nALFS make dropping in new 
> handlers a piece of cake, so long as they don't do anything _too_ 
> fundamental to operation. I just ignore unrecognised elements, and from 
> what i've looked at in Neven's code i think he does a simple validity 
> check, not sure exactly but giving an "unrecognised" or "unsupported" 
> message probably wouldn't be hard. I should put in a check, just haven't 
> decided how to do it yet :)

This isn't very consistent in nALFS. Sometimes the compilation is aborted
with "no handler for this element" kind of messages, and sometimes it's
silently ignored. I should probably fix that.

> While we're on the subject Neven, love the way 
> you use that HANDLER macro in elements.h, inspired coding !

Actually, I saw that in busybox. It's used there for the applets.


Neven

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