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Re: [PATCH v10 3/9] strbuf: add a case insensitive starts_with()




On Thu, Mar 8, 2018 at 12:30 AM,  <lars.schneider@xxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> From: Lars Schneider <larsxschneider@xxxxxxxxx>
>
> Check in a case insensitive manner if one string is a prefix of another
> string.
>
> This function is used in a subsequent commit.
>
> Signed-off-by: Lars Schneider <larsxschneider@xxxxxxxxx>
> ---
>  git-compat-util.h | 1 +
>  strbuf.c          | 9 +++++++++
>  2 files changed, 10 insertions(+)
>
> diff --git a/git-compat-util.h b/git-compat-util.h
> index 68b2ad531e..f648da0c11 100644
> --- a/git-compat-util.h
> +++ b/git-compat-util.h
> @@ -455,6 +455,7 @@ extern void (*get_warn_routine(void))(const char *warn, va_list params);
>  extern void set_die_is_recursing_routine(int (*routine)(void));
>
>  extern int starts_with(const char *str, const char *prefix);
> +extern int startscase_with(const char *str, const char *prefix);

This name is a bit hard to read. Boost [1] goes with istarts_with. I
wonder if it's better. If not I guess either starts_with_case or
starts_case_with will improve readability.

[1] http://www.boost.org/doc/libs/1_41_0/doc/html/boost/algorithm/istarts_with.html

>
>  /*
>   * If the string "str" begins with the string found in "prefix", return 1.
> diff --git a/strbuf.c b/strbuf.c
> index b635f0bdc4..5779a2d591 100644
> --- a/strbuf.c
> +++ b/strbuf.c
> @@ -11,6 +11,15 @@ int starts_with(const char *str, const char *prefix)
>                         return 0;
>  }
>
> +int startscase_with(const char *str, const char *prefix)
> +{
> +       for (; ; str++, prefix++)
> +               if (!*prefix)
> +                       return 1;
> +               else if (tolower(*str) != tolower(*prefix))
> +                       return 0;
> +}
> +
>  int skip_to_optional_arg_default(const char *str, const char *prefix,
>                                  const char **arg, const char *def)
>  {
> --
> 2.16.2
>



-- 
Duy