[riot-devel] [notifications at github.com: [RIOT] change length field size in packet_t to two bytes (#159)]

Oleg Hahm oleg at riot-os.org
Mon Aug 26 13:00:53 CEST 2013


Dear rioters,

what about this topic:

> Date: Sat, 17 Aug 2013 11:24:15 -0700
> From: Christian Mehlis <notifications at github.com>
> Subject: [RIOT] change length field size in packet_t to two bytes (#159)
> 
> this work is based on the idea of having a transceiver which can send more
> than 2^8 bytes. Currently the nativenet transceiver is able to send those
> packets. 

> This PR lacks a patch for other code witch uses the transceiver and/or the
> packet_t type.
> 
> Do not merge until all code can handle a two bytes length field.
> Let's start a discussion about this topic!

Are there any objections against a two bytes packet length field?

Cheers,
Oleg
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