MARK CALLAGHAN wrote:
> I don't think that anyone on the core team at MySQL has the right
> perspective to judge this. Headers help or hinder people new to the
> code. When I want to figure out what a module can do in InnoDB, I read
> the header file. Alas, code is not really modular in MySQL and the
> header files that exist are huge and poorly documented (mysql_priv.h).
Mats is underway with fixing the headerfiles, see:
As part of this worklog, header file include guards will be added,
mysql_priv.h will be splited, and header files will be made
self-sufficient. Code should be pushed within the coming days/weeks.