[6.0] d231464fc more on STRANDS

Dridi Boukelmoune dridi.boukelmoune at gmail.com
Wed Jul 3 14:40:10 UTC 2019

commit d231464fcd5f450fe8d1be0a381d304fd3ad51d5
Author: Nils Goroll <nils.goroll at uplex.de>
Date:   Wed Sep 12 11:32:04 2018 +0200

    more on STRANDS

diff --git a/doc/sphinx/reference/vmod.rst b/doc/sphinx/reference/vmod.rst
index f314527a6..8978ca4f2 100644
--- a/doc/sphinx/reference/vmod.rst
+++ b/doc/sphinx/reference/vmod.rst
@@ -390,6 +390,10 @@ STEVEDORE
 	C-type: ``const char *, ...``
+	`Notice: New vmod developments for 6.1 and higher should
+	consider STRANDS as a better alternative to STRING_LIST, which
+	will eventually be replaced entirely.`
 	A multi-component text-string.  We try very hard to avoid
 	doing text-processing in Varnish, and this is one way we
 	to avoid that, by not editing separate pieces of a string
@@ -415,12 +419,8 @@ STRING_LIST
 	NULL, as described under STRING, that is why we do not use NULL
 	as the terminator.
-	Right now we only support STRING_LIST being the last argument to
-	a function, we may relax that at a latter time.
-	If you don't want to bother with STRING_LIST, just use STRING
-	and make sure your workspace_client and workspace_backend params
-	are big enough.
+	STRING_LIST must be the last argument to a function and the
+	function must not contain optional arguments.
 	C-Type: ``const struct strands *``

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