[ros-dev] Undocumented APIs

Robert Shearman rob at codeweavers.com
Tue Jan 31 15:25:59 CET 2006


Thomas Weidenmueller wrote:

>Casper Hornstrup wrote:
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>>Why implement something which is not used? From a survival POV, ReactOS is
>>better off doing what is needed instead of doing what is not needed.
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>Good luck. From a survival POV, we shouldn't even implement anything not
>documented publicly. Okay, then let's reinvent a native api to the
>kernel. If it turns out an application or driver really depends one one
>we're in deep sh... Not that I cared.
>  
>

If you think a driver or application will depend on something then you 
can write a test program/driver and include it in the ReactOS tree. That 
would seem to satisfy the requirements. Black box testing is also 
"cleaner" (and usually faster) than clean-room reverse engineering.

-- 
Rob Shearman



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