[PATCH] setup.exe: Stop NetIO_HTTP from treating entire stream as a header

Gary R Van Sickle tiberius@braemarinc.com
Sun Oct 21 16:49:00 GMT 2001

> On Wed, Nov 28, 2001 at 09:12:20AM +1100, Robert Collins wrote:
> >On Wed, 2001-11-28 at 05:42, Christopher Faylor wrote:


> >I think *l is ok. As for 0 vs NULL, in C++ NULL is
> deprecated, 0 is the
> >correct test for an invalid pointer.
> References?  A simple google search for 'NULL C++ deprecated' didn't
> unearth this information.

I thought I was getting those Google responses a little faster than usual
;-).  All I could find was a statement by Mr. Stroustrup (sp) indicating
that it was a 'tradition' he liked and wanted to promulgate, nothing
whatsoever about it being deprecated.  (If anyone's wondering, "<ptr> != 0"
is a completely valid and portable construct syntactically).

> Regardless, I strenuously disagree with this.  It certainly is not
> deprecated in the Cygwin DLL.

I'm with Chris on this one, again from a self-documenting standpoint if
nothing else.

Gary R. Van Sickle
Braemar Inc.
11481 Rupp Dr.
Burnsville, MN 55337

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