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Re: [avr-libc-dev] [bug #37901] CRC-CCITT calculation incorrect

From: Weddington, Eric
Subject: Re: [avr-libc-dev] [bug #37901] CRC-CCITT calculation incorrect
Date: Tue, 11 Dec 2012 15:28:42 +0000

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Joerg Wunsch [mailto:address@hidden
> Sent: Tuesday, December 11, 2012 8:22 AM
> To: Weddington, Eric
> Cc: mojo; address@hidden
> Subject: Re: [avr-libc-dev] [bug #37901] CRC-CCITT calculation incorrect
> As Weddington, Eric wrote:
> > Joerg, do you have any idea how much this function is actually used?
> I know that it's at least been used in Atmel's IEEE 802.15.4 stack.

Ok, then we don't want to change the name, as that needs to remain supported.

> But sure, you never know how many people use them.  It's been there
> since the early days of avr-libc, so you can guess someone wrote it
> nine years ago since they had a need for it.
> > I think it would be a good idea to support xmega users too.
> They are already well supported by _crc_xmodem_update(), they just
> need to be told. ;-)

That's unacceptable as that's an internal function name. We need to have a 
first-class function name that can be used by xmega users.

@mojo: I don't agree that this is a bug. However, I think it would be a good 
new *addition* to avr-libc.


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