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Re: (ITS#4860) Sets' enhancement

On Jeu 8 mars 2007 01:00, Pierangelo Masarati wrote:
> raphael.ouazana@linagora.com wrote:
> I see at least 2 issues in this patch:
> 1) the use of dnParent() in place on malloc'd data would lead to memory
> corruption, because at some point the value of the set will be freed,
> but the bv_val of that value would no longer point to the beginning of a
> malloc()'ed block.  You should rather use AC_MEMCPY() to move the
> parent's DN at the beginning of the malloc()'ed memory block.
> 2) when trimming a set of DNs to some ancestor, DNs with common
> ancestors could result in duplicate set values.  I'm not sure this
> currently has any adverse effect on set evaluation, but I'd consider it
> bad anyway.  You should eliminate duplicates, in case any arises.

Fixing these issues, I saw that set_parent will be very similar to
set_chase.  Do you think I should create a new gatherer instead of ?

Raphael Ouazana.