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/* sb.h - header file for string buffer manipulation routines
Copyright (C) 1994-2016 Free Software Foundation, Inc.
Written by Steve and Judy Chamberlain of Cygnus Support,
This file is part of GAS, the GNU Assembler.
GAS is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify
it under the terms of the GNU General Public License as published by
the Free Software Foundation; either version 3, or (at your option)
any later version.
GAS is distributed in the hope that it will be useful,
but WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY; without even the implied warranty of
GNU General Public License for more details.
You should have received a copy of the GNU General Public License
along with GAS; see the file COPYING. If not, write to the Free
Software Foundation, 51 Franklin Street - Fifth Floor, Boston, MA
02110-1301, USA. */
#ifndef SB_H
#define SB_H
/* String blocks
I had a couple of choices when deciding upon this data structure.
gas uses null terminated strings for all its internal work. This
often means that parts of the program that want to examine
substrings have to manipulate the data in the string to do the
right thing (a common operation is to single out a bit of text by
saving away the character after it, nulling it out, operating on
the substring and then replacing the character which was under the
null). This is a pain and I remember a load of problems that I had with
code in gas which almost got this right. Also, it's harder to grow and
allocate null terminated strings efficiently.
Obstacks provide all the functionality needed, but are too
complicated, hence the sb.
An sb is allocated by the caller. */
typedef struct sb
char *ptr; /* Points to the current block. */
size_t len; /* How much is used. */
size_t max; /* The maximum length. */
extern void sb_new (sb *);
extern void sb_build (sb *, size_t);
extern void sb_kill (sb *);
extern void sb_add_sb (sb *, sb *);
extern void sb_scrub_and_add_sb (sb *, sb *);
extern void sb_reset (sb *);
extern void sb_add_char (sb *, size_t);
extern void sb_add_string (sb *, const char *);
extern void sb_add_buffer (sb *, const char *, size_t);
extern char *sb_terminate (sb *);
extern size_t sb_skip_white (size_t, sb *);
extern size_t sb_skip_comma (size_t, sb *);
/* Actually in input-scrub.c. */
extern void input_scrub_include_sb (sb *, char *, int);
#endif /* SB_H */