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From "William A. Rowe Jr." <wr...@rowe-clan.net>
Subject Re: [PATCH] apr_hash_this_{key,klen,val}
Date Tue, 09 Mar 2010 20:00:47 GMT
On 3/9/2010 11:48 AM, Jeff Trawick wrote:
> On Tue, Mar 9, 2010 at 11:19 AM, Hyrum K. Wright
> <hyrum_wright@mail.utexas.edu> wrote:
>> In using the apr_hash datastructure in Subversion, we've found that we
>> often only want the key or value from a hash.  Furthermore, casting
>> the various return parameters has proven cumbersome.  To solve this
>> problem, we've introduced three helper functions to return the key,
>> key length, and value from a hash iterator.
>>
>> We've found these functions quite useful, so I'm including a patch to
>> add them to APR proper.
> 
> IMO these functions are a natural addition; any concerns from the crowd?
> 
>>  The patch is against trunk, but if possible,
>> I'd like to see these APIs backported to 1.4.x and 1.5.x.
> 
> too late for 1.4.x

But not 1.5 - sounds like a great idea.  Only change I'd suggest is _key_len
or even _keylen rather than _klen for an exported public function.

Bill


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