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stemmer.c and swish-2.1.x

From: <jmruiz(at)>
Date: Mon Oct 30 2000 - 18:46:48 GMT
Hi Bill,

I forgot to mention one thing in my last post about 2.1.x.

Finally, I have updated stemmer.c. Now it is thread safe
and it also is independent of the string length or any other
buffer length assumption.

I have made a small modification of the function. Now the call
changes how the paramater is passed. Now it looks like:

int Stem( word, lenword ) /* redefined - Moseley 10/17/99 */
   char **word;  /* in/out: the word stemmed */
   int *lenword;  /* in/out: the length of word stemmed */

So if more memory is neded, word buffer would be reallocated.


char *myword;
int mywordlen;


So, if the stemmed word needs 7 bytes, the Stem function will 
reallocate the buffer.

Received on Mon Oct 30 18:49:30 2000