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Re: Merge C++ conversion into trunk (4/6 - hash table rewrite)

On 8/15/12, Richard Guenther <> wrote:
> On Wed, 15 Aug 2012, Michael Matz wrote:
> > On Wed, 15 Aug 2012, Richard Guenther wrote:
> > > Like the following, only the coverage.c use is converted.
> > > I've never seen template function arguments anywhere and
> > > having to repeat them all
> > >
> > > over the place is really really ugly (yes, even if only in
> > > the implementation).
> > >
> > > This goes with static member functions and not wrapping any
> > > data. It goes away with the requirement of having externally
> > > visible global functions for the hash/compare functions as well
> > > (which was ugly anyway).
> >
> > Well, it looks nicer than what's there currently.  As the
> > element functions now are scoped and normal member functions,
> > they should be named with lower case characters of course.  I do
> > like that the hash table would then only have one real template
> > argument; the Allocator, well, no better idea comes to my mind.
> Yeah.  Updated patch below, all users converted.  I probably
> missed to revert some of the globalizations of hash/compare fns.

Your conversion is a better abstraction, and something I'd wanted
to get to eventually, so I support your conversion.

BTW, the conding conventions say to put member function definitions
out of line.

Lawrence Crowl

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