Hello, while writing a simple syslog message parser, something struck me and now I would like to know : What happens internally if you make a new string from a range of another string ? You have a new String object. But what happens to the internal data ? Is the char range copied to the new string object or is a reference created to the range in the old string ? If the data is copied over, I propose to introduce a new RefString Class as a C extension that would typically be used by parsers and tokenizers. Cheers, zimbatm
on 2007-01-09 12:38
on 2007-01-09 12:49
On 1/9/07, Jonas Pfenniger <email@example.com> wrote: > > If the data is copied over, I propose to introduce a new RefString Class as > a C extension that would typically be used by parsers and tokenizers. > > Cheers, > zimbatm You can see for yourself in string.c ;-) Arrays are shared, so I *suppose* Strings are as well.