> Am 07.11.2013 um 00:28 schrieb Jonathan Nieder <jrnie...@gmail.com>:
> Max Horn wrote:
>> Well, unlike suffixcmp, it is transitive, so it could be used for sorting.
> It is not antisymmetric.
>    prefixcmp("foo", "foobar") < 0
>    prefixcmp("foobar", "foo") == 0

Right! I wasn't thinkinh :-(
> I can see how it's possible to care about the sign of the return
> value, but it's equally possible to care about the sign from
> suffixcmp.  Neither is suitable as a function for passing to qsort.

Yeah, so then I'd be for changing rhis one to has_prefix.

> Hoping that clarifies,
> Jonathan
To unsubscribe from this list: send the line "unsubscribe git" in
the body of a message to majord...@vger.kernel.org
More majordomo info at  http://vger.kernel.org/majordomo-info.html

Reply via email to