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From: sos AT prospect DOT com DOT ru (Sergey Okhapkin)
Subject: RE: pass_handler in syslog.cc?
14 Apr 1998 00:00:34 -0700 :
Message-ID: <01BD6794.78502160.cygnus.cygwin32.developers@drs>
To: "cygwin32-developers AT cygnus DOT com" <cygwin32-developers AT cygnus DOT com>,
"'Geoffrey Noer'" <noer AT cygnus DOT com>

Geoffrey Noer wrote:
> Going through some really old cruft, does anyone know why the name
> "pass_handler" was used in syslog.cc as the class that deals with
> syslog entries (printing them, etc...)?
>

The name was introduced by Jeremy, the name means two-pass handling of log 
strings - the first pass counts the length of the string, and the second 
one builds the string.

--
Sergey Okhapkin, http://www.lexa.ru/sos
Moscow, Russia.

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