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PL_HashTableRemove

Removes the entry with the specified key from the hash table.

Syntax

#include <plhash.h>

PRBool PL_HashTableRemove(
  PLHashTable *ht, 
  const void *key);

Parameters

The function has the following parameters:

ht
A pointer to the hash table from which to remove the entry.
key
A pointer to the key for the entry to be removed.

Description

If there is no entry in the table with the specified key, PL_HashTableRemove returns PR_FALSE. If the entry exists, PL_HashTableRemove removes the entry from the table, invokes freeEntry with the HT_FREE_ENTRY flag to frees the entry, and returns PR_TRUE.

If the table is underloaded, PL_HashTableRemove also shrinks the number of buckets by half.

Remark

This function should return PRStatus.

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