On Thu, Aug 07, 2008 at 06:27:37PM -0400, Jeff Johnson wrote:
> On Thursday, August 07, 2008, at 06:21PM, "Alexey Tourbin" <email@example.com> wrote:
> >If you try something like
> >perl -MDB_File -MData::Dumper -le 'tie %db,"DB_File","/var/lib/rpm/Provideversion",0,0,$DB_BTREE or die; print Dumper(\%db)' |less
> >you can see that the biggest Provideversion entry has "\0" key.
> >Actually It takes about one half of the whole index.
> >Was it really intended?
> Yes intended.
> The underlying issue with a data store (like Headers) is
> What to do with missing/optional values?
> I chose to make NULL == "" == missing.
However, there is a special case for empty file digests.
3402 case RPMTAG_FILEDIGESTS:
3403 /* Filter out empty MD5 strings. */
3404 if (!(he->p.argv[i] && *he->p.argv[i] != '\0'))
3405 /*@innercontinue@*/ continue;
Received on Fri Aug 8 07:27:50 2008
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