[getdns-api] A couple of more changes

Matt Miller linuxwolf at outer-planes.net
Wed Nov 20 09:06:55 MST 2013

On Nov 20, 2013, at 8:54 AM, Willem Toorop <willem at nlnetlabs.nl> wrote:

> op 20-11-13 16:30, Paul Hoffman schreef:
>> On Nov 19, 2013, at 8:45 PM, Melinda Shore <melinda.shore at nomountain.net> wrote:
>>> 2) From the sync functions we'd like to remove the the
>>>  response_length parameter and pass the response parameter
>>>  by reference (**response rather than *response)
>> If you do #2, you need to add a new error that say "I couldn't allocate enough memory to give you a response", and you should document that you will not give partial responses in that case. (Please don't say "if **response is NULL, that tells you that it failed"; that's too 90's for this spec.)
> +1

As long as the memory allocation and deallocation stay at the same API layer (if it gets allocated by getdns, then it gets deallocated by getdns), this makes a lot of sense to me.

- m&m

Matthew A. Miller
< http://goo.gl/LK55L >

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