Jeremiah Mahler <jmmah...@gmail.com> writes: > We often represent our strings as a counted string, i.e. a pair of the > pointer to the beginning of the string and its length, and the string > may not be NUL terminated to that length. > > To compare a pair of such counted strings, unpack-trees.c and > read-cache.c implement their own name_compare() functions identically. > In addition, the cache_name_compare() function in read-cache.c is nearly > identical. The only difference is when one string is the prefix of the > other string, in which case the former returns -1/+1 to show which one > is longer and the latter returns the difference of the lengths to show > the same information.
I think I got the former/latter swapped by mistake when I wrote this (two name_compare() give us the difference, and cache_name_compare() gives -1/+1); I'll spell their names out when I queue this patch. Thanks. -- 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