next pass of cleaning up micropatch.c

Wolfgang Denk wd at
Sat Oct 9 08:32:38 EST 2004

In message <Pine.LNX.4.60.0410081643100.25430 at> you wrote:
> nice idea, but sadly, doomed to failure.  note that the code to copy 
> the patch arrays *requires* you to be able to take the sizeof() those 
> arrays to know *exactly* how much to copy.  if you pass the array to a 
> function by its address, i'm pretty sure you lose the ability to take 
> its sizeof() anymore, isn't that right?

This is not right. Guess how memcpy() works - it's a function, btw.

Wolfgang Denk

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