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From "William A. Rowe, Jr." <wr...@rowe-clan.net>
Subject Re: Letting Table store non-char data
Date Thu, 23 Aug 2001 12:50:03 GMT
From: "Greg Stein" <gstein@lyra.org>
Sent: Thursday, August 23, 2001 2:37 AM


> On Wed, Aug 22, 2001 at 10:38:44PM -0700, Brian Pane wrote:
> > Greg Stein wrote:
> >...
> > >Yes there is. apr_pool_userdata_set(..., r->pool)
> >...
> > Using the "userdata" functions on r->pool as a replacement for a
> > hash-based r->notes would be a mistake.  The interface to the userdata
> > in a pool is limited to "get" and "set" methods.  The API is missing
> > essential operations like "iterate over the set of elements in the userdata"
> > and "merge the userdata for a subrequest pool into the parent's r->pool."
> 
> I would posit those operations are not needed. The notes or userdata are for
> specific bits of information. It is not a simple collection that you can
> iterate over. In fact, since you can't know the values of each key, you
> cannot perform a useful iteration nor do a useful merge.

Precisely.

What negative consequences would that pose for subrequests?



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