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Re: svn commit: rev 2112 - trunk/subversion/libsvn_repos

From: Karl Fogel <kfogel_at_newton.ch.collab.net>
Date: 2002-06-07 22:04:34 CEST

Ben Collins-Sussman <sussman@collab.net> writes:
> Just a sanity check here, correct me if I'm wrong. The rule we're
> following is, "if you know the length, use it. otherwise, use
> APR_HASH_KEY_STRING." Is that right? I mean, the constant is just
> running strlen, right?

Not quite. The reason to prefer the constant is that it tells the
hash function "This is a null-terminated string, so compute the key
length *while* you compute its hash value." So it only runs over the
bytes once, instead of twice.

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