[Libreoffice] Location of SfxPoolItem.Type() method

David Tardon dtardon at redhat.com
Sun Nov 21 00:59:04 PST 2010

On Sun, Nov 21, 2010 at 12:21:08AM +1100, Mattias Johnsson wrote:
> Hello all,
> I've been trying to fix a bug in the search and replace code, and
> after a bit of hacking have discovered that in findattr.cxx there's a
> function
> int CmpAttr( const SfxPoolItem& rItem1, const SfxPoolItem& rItem2 )
> {
> ...
>     return rItem1 == rItem2;
> }
> In the bugged case this returns true, and in the correctly functioning
> case it returns false. I'm trying to figure out exactly how rItem1 and
> rItem2 differ in the correct case to help me find out what's wrong in
> the bugged case.
> If I'm understanding things correctly, and I may not be, since the
> search and replace code is quite convoluted, in this case these
> SfxPoolItems are lists of attributes that one can search and replace
> for; in this case I'm searching for a specific font size and replacing
> it with another.
> The overloaded comparison operator is defined as
> int SfxPoolItem::operator==( const SfxPoolItem& rCmp ) const
> {
>     DBG_CHKTHIS(SfxPoolItem, 0);
>     return rCmp.Type() == Type();
> }
> but for the life of me I can't find out where the Type() method is defined.
> Does anyone have any pointers?

The SfxPoolItem::operator== is virtual, so you may actually need to look
at the definition in some derived class.

set print object on
p rItem1
p rItem2

in gdb in the CmpAttr func will tell you the real classes of the items.
Or, alternatively, you can step into the operator.


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