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authorStephen Boyd <>2010-03-24 07:16:02 (GMT)
committerJunio C Hamano <>2010-03-25 02:41:19 (GMT)
commite242148012196772e3fe2652d538fb923b91ca92 (patch)
tree076db390dad5ad0e11c705debb811df32a82683c /Documentation/technical/api-string-list.txt
parent15cb500786c3bc618dafa3c6bc9535236e7bfdcd (diff)
string-list: add unsorted_string_list_lookup()
Sometimes users need to lookup a string in an unsorted string_list. In that case they should use this function instead of the version for sorted strings. Signed-off-by: Stephen Boyd <> Signed-off-by: Junio C Hamano <>
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@@ -104,8 +104,12 @@ write `string_list_insert(...)->util = ...;`.
It's like `string_list_has_string()` but for unsorted lists.
+ It's like `string_list_lookup()` but for unsorted lists.
-This function needs to look through all items, as opposed to its
+The above two functions need to look through all items, as opposed to their
counterpart for sorted lists, which performs a binary search.
Data structures