- list the active elements at the next lower pyramid layer
integer function cxPyrActiveListNext( pyr, curLayer, dstLayer, count, list,
Input pyramid structure for which computations are to be performed.
Input layer of currently active elements (1-based value).
Input layer of next active elements (1-based value).
Input number of active elements in list at layer curLayer.
Input array of active elements at layer curLayer.
Output number of active elements in returned array at layer dstLayer.
FUNCTION RETURN VALUE
Returns a pointer to a long array of indices of active elements
in layer dstLayer, given that the count elements whose indices
are contained in list are active in layer curLayer.
Returns a NULL if its input is malformed, if an allocation error occurs, or
if the destination layer is in a compressed region. Returns a list of active
vertices if dstLayer is zero, even in the presence of compression.
cxPyrActiveListNext accepts a count and a vector of indices
identifying the active elements in the pyramid pyr at a given layer,
and from this information computes which subordinate elements are
active at the lower layer dstLayer. The count of active subordinate
elements is the output value of numActive. If dstLayer is greater
than curLayer, the routine returns an index vector of all
elements that can be reached from the top of the input pyramid.
cxPyrActiveListNext is useful in circumstances where a subset of the
elements at a given level are to be manipulated, and the caller wishes
to identify the subordinate elements to manipulate at a lower level.
This is the approved way of determining the pyramid elements which
should be manipulated or displayed in any pyramid-based module (the
alternative method of displaying all elements available at a given
level is not correct).
The returned index array is considered to be owned by the caller
of cxPyrActiveListNext and should be freed (with free(3C)) after use.
Other routines exist to flag as active/inactive elements at a specified layer and
to return a variable-length array of the active elements' indices,
where curLayer is taken to be the pyramid top.
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