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Re: hash.c

From: Ben Pfaff
Subject: Re: hash.c
Date: Sun, 21 Nov 2004 18:56:39 -0800
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John Darrington <address@hidden> writes:

> /* Makes and returns a copy of the pointers to the data in H.
>    The returned data consists of hsh_count(H) non-null pointers,
>    in no particular order, followed by a null pointer.  The hash
>    table is not modified.  The caller is responsible for freeing
>    the allocated data. */
> void ** hsh_data_copy (struct hsh_table *h) ;
> This only does shallow copies.
> Can we make it take an optional parameter which is a pointer to a
> function which does the copy?  That way hashes of objects which
> contain pointers to dynamic data can be copied as deep copies.

Why not add a separate function to do that?  It could be a
wrapper that calls hsh_data_copy() then does a deep copy on each
returned pointer.
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