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Re: [Wireshark-dev] Remove old packet list code in trunk?

From: Jaap Keuter <jaap.keuter_at_nospam>
Date: Wed Aug 18 2010 - 09:01:45 GMT
To: Developer support list for Wireshark <wireshark-dev@wireshark.org>


Mind you that it would make back porting to trunk-1.4 of packet list
related code more difficult since the source code will diverge.
That means more manual back porting, which is more laborious and error
prone (sorry Gerald).

I would suggest holding off on stripping trunk of old packet list code,
but not to maintain it. After we put 1.4.1 'in the wild' and survives
real user scrutiny it time to start ripping it out IMHO.


On Wed, 18 Aug 2010 07:40:08 +0200, Anders Broman <a.broman@telia.com>
> Hi,
> In bug 5115 the question is raised if we should remove the "old packet
> list" code as it becomes cumbersome
> to write code for both branches in some cases. With the upcoming release
> of 1.4 I suppose we might as well
> remove the code in trunk.
> Regards
> Anders

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