Hi, Salil Arun!
On Sep 10, Bhagurkar, Salil Arun wrote:
> if ((db != NULL) && (db != any_db))
> const ACL_internal_schema_access *access;
> access= get_cached_schema_access(grant_internal_info, db);
> if (access)
> switch (access->check(want_access, save_priv))
> case ACL_INTERNAL_ACCESS_GRANTED:
> All the privileges requested have been granted internally.
> [out] *save_privileges= Internal privileges.
> case ACL_INTERNAL_ACCESS_DENIED:
> if (! no_errors)
> my_error(ER_DBACCESS_DENIED_ERROR, MYF(0),
> sctx->priv_user, sctx->priv_host, db);
> In the above code snippet from check_access() in sql_parse.cc, the
> code returns FALSE when ACL_INTERNAL_ACCESS_GRANTED is returned by
> access->check(). Does this mean that the access is really granted, or
> is some logical inversion implied here that I'm missing out?
In MySQL sources many functions by convention return 0 on success and 1
(or error code) on failure. It supports the typical usage pattern:
if (do_this() || do_that() || do_something_else())
technically, FALSE and TRUE mean the same as 0 and 1, but I agree that
they look quite confusing.