Commit 2aad517b authored by Thomas Haller's avatar Thomas Haller

shared: add NMCListElem

Sometimes, we want to use CList to track a simple data item. But contrary
to GList/GSList, we need to define a structure to hold the data pointer
and the CList member.

Add a generic NMCListElem type that can be used for such simple uses.

Before you ask: why not use GList/GSList? Because even simple operations
like g_list_append() is O(n), which kinda defeats the purpose of having
a doubly linked list.

This code is added to a new header file nm-c-list.h, the reason is that
there is no other good place:
  - "nm-utils/c-list.h" is a clone of upstream, it should not deviate.
  - "nm-utils/c-list-util.h" contains our utils functions for c-list.h
    but should be plain C, independent of glib.
  - "nm-utils/nm-shared-utils.h" contains our glib related utilities,
    but it should not drag in "c-list.h".
So, "nm-c-list.h" is a utility libray that extends "c-list.h" and
requires glib.
parent 4ccfa7a7
......@@ -4498,6 +4498,7 @@ EXTRA_DIST += \
shared/nm-utils/c-list-util.c \
shared/nm-utils/c-list-util.h \
shared/nm-utils/gsystem-local-alloc.h \
shared/nm-utils/nm-c-list.h \
shared/nm-utils/nm-compat.c \
shared/nm-utils/nm-compat.h \
shared/nm-utils/nm-glib.h \
/* -*- Mode: C; tab-width: 4; indent-tabs-mode: t; c-basic-offset: 4 -*- */
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#ifndef __NM_C_LIST_H__
#define __NM_C_LIST_H__
#include "c-list.h"
typedef struct {
CList lst;
void *data;
} NMCListElem;
static inline NMCListElem *
nm_c_list_elem_new_stale (void *data)
NMCListElem *elem;
elem = g_slice_new (NMCListElem);
elem->data = data;
return elem;
static inline void *
nm_c_list_elem_get (CList *lst)
if (!lst)
return NULL;
return c_list_entry (lst, NMCListElem, lst)->data;
static inline void
nm_c_list_elem_free (NMCListElem *elem)
if (elem) {
c_list_unlink_stale (&elem->lst);
g_slice_free (NMCListElem, elem);
static inline void
nm_c_list_elem_free_all (CList *head, GDestroyNotify free_fcn)
NMCListElem *elem;
while ((elem = c_list_first_entry (head, NMCListElem, lst))) {
if (free_fcn)
free_fcn (elem->data);
c_list_unlink_stale (&elem->lst);
g_slice_free (NMCListElem, elem);
#endif /* __NM_C_LIST_H__ */
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