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[Bug 592225] Re: absurd APIs


A word of caution: Grouping parameters in structs only makes sense if
these parameters are strongly related. Otherwise the function APIs will
have less parameters but the same or higher complexity because absurd
structs are used instead.

Sensible grouping, however, will definitely simplify things. Whoever
addresses this problem should put some effort into selecting a very good
grouping and good naming for it. Discussions here or on the list won't

absurd APIs
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Status in Host Identity Protocol for Linux: New

Bug description:
DB: There are functions with a dozen parameters, some have even more.
It makes you laugh and cry at the same time...

MK: any way to shorten the manual inspection time?