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

Ludwig Ortmann ludwig.ortmann at fu-berlin.de
Mon Aug 26 18:20:02 CEST 2013


what about packet_len_t or something like that in order to keep it 

Cheers, Ludwig

On 08/26/2013 01:00 PM, Oleg Hahm wrote:
> 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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