[collectd] should utils_llist duplicate and own char *key?

Florian Forster octo at verplant.org
Wed Dec 12 08:48:46 CET 2007

Hi Luke,

On Tue, Dec 11, 2007 at 03:44:18PM -0800, Luke Heberling wrote:
> However, it would need to know its size and would preferably not
> duplicate and own the key for each item. Here's a patch which does
> this.

thanks :) I've applied and pushed your patch to the repository. It makes
perfectly sense to use the same semantic that's used in the AVL trees..

> [...] similar to the way the avl tree does not impose any lifetime on
> its keys. What do you guys think?

I don't fully understand what you mean by `lifetime', because if the key
is freed from outside the AVL tree the code will access invalid memory
and fial horribly at best..

Florian octo Forster
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