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Re: StringInfo misc. issues

From: Andrew Dunstan <andrew(at)dunslane(dot)net>
To: NikhilS <nikkhils(at)gmail(dot)com>
Cc: PostgreSQL-development <pgsql-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: StringInfo misc. issues
Date: 2007-08-29 14:56:59
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NikhilS wrote:
> I also found the absence of a function like resetStringInfo() a bit 
> puzzling. A found a lot of places where the code was resetting the 
> "len" field to 0 and assigning '\0' to the data field to reset the 
> variable. This seems to be the only missing API which will be needed 
> while working with the StringInfo type.

er, what? stringinfo.h has:

 * resetStringInfo
 * Clears the current content of the StringInfo, if any. The
 * StringInfo remains valid.
extern void resetStringInfo(StringInfo str);





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