Proposed new pexecute interface

Ian Lance Taylor ian@airs.com
Thu Mar 24 17:34:00 GMT 2005


Mark Mitchell <mark@codesourcery.com> writes:

> My only comment was that it wasn't clear to me who owned the memory
> returned by things like pex_run and pex_times.  It would be nice if
> the documentation said "the caller should call free on this memory
> when it is no longer needed", or some such.

Thanks for looking at the patch.

I clarified these issues in the comments and the documentation.  For
the record, pex_run returns a statically allocated string, and
pex_get_times doesn't actually return memory--it stores values into
memory space passed in by the caller.

Ian



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