function: map_emptylibrary: avlmap

Name

map_empty

Synopsis

long map_empty( MAP mapping )

Description

map_empty deletes all members of the specified mapping. This function works directly on the underlying tree structure to delete the members faster that calling map_delete one at a time on each member. The scaling formula for map_empty is O(n) where n is the number of members.

Arguments

  1. mapping which mapping

Return values

Errors

The errno value is set by system functions when an error occurs.

See also

avlmap index page


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