[riot-notifications] [RIOT-OS/RIOT] net/nanocoap: get option bytes (#12075)

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Wed Sep 11 16:11:32 CEST 2019

chrysn commented on this pull request.

> @@ -573,6 +573,23 @@ static inline ssize_t coap_get_uri_query(const coap_pkt_t *pkt, uint8_t *target)
 ssize_t coap_opt_get_next(const coap_pkt_t *pkt, coap_optpos_t *opt,
                           uint8_t **value, bool init_opt);
+ * @brief   Retrieve the value for an option as an opaque array of bytes
+ *
+ * Retrieves the location and length of the option value of any type. Useful for
+ * an opaque option, which essentially is an array of bytes. If more than one
+ * option for a given option number, retrieves the first option. To retrieve
+ * subsequent options, see coap_opt_get_next().

I don't think that the library user should be trusted to do the `{0, value + optlen - (uint8_t *)pkt.hdr}` calculation from a coap_opt_get_opaque invocation. I suggest this method be only advertised for single-valued option.

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