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Re^4: Efficient bit-twiddling in Perl.by BrowserUk (Pope)
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The lookup table generation is 2/10th second, 1-off cost at startup.
Completely insignificant to the cost of the inner loop lookup code that could theoretically be executed 4 billion times. (Once for each 32-bit number.) More typical is mid 100s to low 1000s of millions of times.
A small saving overall, but only one part of the inner loop code I am optimising. Already down from a couple of weeks to ~4 days.
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