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authorJonathan Nieder <>2010-10-11 02:44:21 (GMT)
committerJonathan Nieder <>2011-03-22 21:39:54 (GMT)
commitd234f54b2f82067699f36593188e687fc7dc321a (patch)
tree94fe162cfc9d0f44fae444061eadade2c02f5895 /vcs-svn/line_buffer.txt
parent93b709c79eea6231b7d75a6817245a416b4f8fb5 (diff)
vcs-svn: make buffer_skip_bytes return length read
Currently there is no way to detect when input ended if it ended early during buffer_skip_bytes. Tell the calling program how many bytes were actually skipped for easier debugging. Existing callers will still ignore early EOF. Signed-off-by: Jonathan Nieder <> Signed-off-by: David Barr <> Signed-off-by: Jonathan Nieder <>
Diffstat (limited to 'vcs-svn/line_buffer.txt')
1 files changed, 2 insertions, 1 deletions
diff --git a/vcs-svn/line_buffer.txt b/vcs-svn/line_buffer.txt
index e89cc41..4ef0755 100644
--- a/vcs-svn/line_buffer.txt
+++ b/vcs-svn/line_buffer.txt
@@ -76,7 +76,8 @@ Functions
Discards `len` bytes from the input stream (stopping early
- if necessary because of an error or eof).
+ if necessary because of an error or eof). Return value is
+ the number of bytes successfully read.
Deallocates non-static buffers.