PR_HashString

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A general-purpose hash function for character strings.

Syntax

#include <plhash.h>

PLHashNumber PL_HashString(const void *key);

Parameter

The function has the following parameter:

key
A pointer to a character string.

Returns

The hash number for the specified key.

Description

PL_HashString can be used as the key hash function for a hash table if the key is a character string.

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