[m-dev.] For review: updates to library/rbtree.m

Fergus Henderson fjh at cs.mu.OZ.AU
Sat May 13 11:56:44 AEST 2000

On 12-May-2000, Warwick Harvey <wh at icparc.ic.ac.uk> wrote:
> As per some private mail exchanged with Fergus, I've been looking at the
> rbtree module, as an alternative to tree234 as the underlying
> implementation of map.  It was missing a few things that tree234 has,
> and as such was not plug-in compatible.  These changes fix that by
> bringing rbtree "up to speed", so to speak.

That change looks good, Warwick.

> These changes come in two parts.  The first part just adds the missing
> functionality to the interface, and is all I need.  The second part adds
> limited support for unique modes, so that the module truly is a drop-in
> replacement for implementing map.  I added this mainly so I can test the
> module by bootchecking the compiler using it (in progress), but partly
> also just to see if I could get the modes to work.  I'll adjust the log
> message if necessary, depending on which version you folks want me to
> commit.

I'd prefer the version with unique modes.

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