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authorRené Scharfe <l.s.r@web.de>2016-09-29 15:23:43 (GMT)
committerJunio C Hamano <gitster@pobox.com>2016-09-29 22:42:18 (GMT)
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add QSORT
Add the macro QSORT, a convenient wrapper for qsort(3) that infers the size of the array elements and supports the convention of initializing empty arrays with a NULL pointer, which we use in some places. Calling qsort(3) directly with a NULL pointer is undefined -- even with an element count of zero -- and allows the compiler to optimize away any following NULL checks. Using the macro avoids such surprises. Add a semantic patch as well to demonstrate the macro's usage and to automate the transformation of trivial cases. Signed-off-by: Rene Scharfe <l.s.r@web.de> Signed-off-by: Junio C Hamano <gitster@pobox.com>
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diff --git a/contrib/coccinelle/qsort.cocci b/contrib/coccinelle/qsort.cocci
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+@@
+expression base, nmemb, compar;
+@@
+- qsort(base, nmemb, sizeof(*base), compar);
++ QSORT(base, nmemb, compar);
+
+@@
+expression base, nmemb, compar;
+@@
+- qsort(base, nmemb, sizeof(base[0]), compar);
++ QSORT(base, nmemb, compar);
+
+@@
+type T;
+T *base;
+expression nmemb, compar;
+@@
+- qsort(base, nmemb, sizeof(T), compar);
++ QSORT(base, nmemb, compar);