/* ternary.h - Ternary Search Trees
Copyright 2001 Free Software Foundation, Inc.
Contributed by Daniel Berlin (firstname.lastname@example.org)
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/* Ternary search trees */
typedef struct ternary_node_def *ternary_tree;
typedef struct ternary_node_def
/* Insert string S into tree P, associating it with DATA.
Return the data in the tree associated with the string if it's
already there, and replace is 0.
Otherwise, replaces if it it exists, inserts if it doesn't, and
returns the data you passed in. */
PTR ternary_insert PARAMS ((ternary_tree *p, const char *s,
PTR data, int replace));
/* Delete the ternary search tree rooted at P.
Does NOT delete the data you associated with the strings. */
void ternary_cleanup PARAMS ((ternary_tree p));
/* Search the ternary tree for string S, returning the data associated
with it if found. */
PTR ternary_search PARAMS ((const ternary_node *p, const char *s));