[flashrom] [PATCH] Kill globals, initialize programmer-related variables explicitly

Carl-Daniel Hailfinger c-d.hailfinger.devel.2006 at gmx.net
Sat Jul 3 13:03:45 CEST 2010

On 03.07.2010 11:41, Michael Karcher wrote:
> Am Freitag, den 02.07.2010, 21:36 +0200 schrieb Carl-Daniel Hailfinger:
>>> OK, so we keep this as-is now. I still think that we can change even now
>>> how the variable is initialized. Current state is that the variable is
>>> initalized from the command line parser (which is client code). Even if
>>> it stays a global variable, I think we should have the client pass the
>>> pointer through programmer_init into the library than having it directly
>>> access global variables, but again, we don't have to beat this horse to
>>> death. I just want to make the point clear.
>> programmer_param is now a parameter of programmer_init. The variable is
>> still global, though, but at least a frontend doesn't have to set it
>> directly anymore.
> Great. Each global variable removed fromthe frontend->backend interface
> is a win for libflashrom.
> Patch looks fine now on skimming over it, I did intense review on the
> previous iterations.
> Acked-by: Michael Karcher <flashrom at mkarcher.dialup.fu-berlin.de>

Thanks, committed in r1068.



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