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Re: hash locate_matching_entry()

From: Ben Pfaff
Subject: Re: hash locate_matching_entry()
Date: Tue, 14 Oct 2008 21:47:10 -0700
User-agent: Gnus/5.11 (Gnus v5.11) Emacs/22.2 (gnu/linux)

Jason Stover <address@hidden> writes:
> On Wed, Oct 08, 2008 at 10:25:19AM -0400, Jason Stover wrote:
>> Should this line be:
>>       if (entry == NULL || h->compare (entry, target, h->aux))
> John just clarified over IRC that the return value here is supposed to be
> strcmp-ish: 0 for a match. 

This convention is always slightly confusing.  I think I'm going
to start trying to use the suffix "_3way" on functions that do
3-way strcmp-like comparisons, following the pattern of the C++
STL function lexicographical_compare_3way().
Ben Pfaff

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