Defines functions checkDictionaryStatus storeMetricsInDictionary queryMetricsDictionary sha1

# Filehash contains a function for generating a SHA1 hash from an R object, but
# doesn't export it. The digest package also contains the exact same code made
# publicly available but it seems redundant to add it to the dependency list.
# This function simplifies access to filehash's unexported SHA1 function.
sha1 <- function(object) {
  # The get() for every call has very low impact on performance, but simplifies
  # matters here
  internal_sha1 <- get("sha1", asNamespace("filehash"))

# Since calling LaTeX to obtain string metrics is inefficient and expensive,
# this function will search a string metrics dictionary to see if we have
# already calculated metrics for this particular object. If so we return the
# cached value.
#' @importFrom filehash dbExists dbFetch
queryMetricsDictionary <- function(key, verbose) {
  # Ensure the dictionary is available.
  checkDictionaryStatus(verbose = verbose)

  # Check for the string.
  haveMetrics <- evalWithoutInterrupts(dbExists(.tikzInternal[["dictionary"]], sha1(key)))
  if (haveMetrics) {

    # Yay! The width exists! Recover and return it.
    metrics <- evalWithoutInterrupts(dbFetch(.tikzInternal[["dictionary"]], sha1(key)))
  } else {

    # No dice. Return -1 to indicate that metrics for this string
    # are not present in the dictionary.

# This function enters values into the metrics dictionary. The metrics are
# stored under a key which is a SHA1 hash created from the object they are
# associated with.
#' @importFrom filehash dbInsert
storeMetricsInDictionary <- function(key, metrics) {
  evalWithoutInterrupts(dbInsert(.tikzInternal[["dictionary"]], sha1(key), metrics))

  # Return nothing.

# This function checks to see if our dictionary has been created as a variable
# in our private .tikzInternal environment. If not, it either opens a user
# specified dictionary or creates a new one in tempdir().
#' @importFrom filehash dbCreate dbInit
checkDictionaryStatus <- function(verbose) {
  if (!verbose) {
    message <- function(...) invisible()

  dict_path <- getOption("tikzMetricsDictionary")
  old_dict_path <- .tikzInternal[["dict_path"]]
  old_dictionary <- .tikzInternal[["dictionary"]]
  old_db_file <- .tikzInternal[["db_file"]]
  need_create <- FALSE

  # Check for a user specified dictionary.
  if (!is.null(dict_path)) {
    db_file <- path.expand(dict_path)

    # Create the database file if it does not exist.
    if (!file.exists(db_file)) {
      message("Creating new TikZ metrics dictionary at:\n\t", db_file)
      need_create <- TRUE
  } else {
    # Create a temporary dictionary- it will disappear after
    # the R session finishes.
    db_file <- old_db_file
    if (is.null(db_file) || !file.exists(db_file) || !is.null(old_dict_path)) {
      db_file <- file.path(tempdir(), "tikzMetricsDictionary")
      message("Creating temporary TikZ metrics dictionary at:\n\t", db_file)
      need_create <- TRUE

  # Create the database file if it does not exist.
  if (need_create) {
    unlink(db_file, recursive = TRUE)
    dbCreate(db_file, type = "DB1")

    # Need to initialize new database
    old_dictionary <- NULL

  if (!is.null(old_dictionary) && identical(dict_path, old_dict_path)) {

  # Add the dictionary as an object in the .tikzOptions
  # environment.
  message("Using TikZ metrics dictionary at:\n\t", db_file)
  .tikzInternal[["dictionary"]] <- dbInit(db_file)
  .tikzInternal[["dict_path"]] <- dict_path
  .tikzInternal[["db_file"]] <- db_file

  # Return nothing.

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