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Re^2: Minimum Hash keys allocated?

by flexvault (Monsignor)
on Sep 26, 2010 at 21:32 UTC ( #862125=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

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WOW . . .

That was even a better answer than I expected!

For the interactive application I've written/using, pre-allocating the hashes, has improvements of 8-24% using hashes with 256 to 2048 keys on AIX and even better on Linux. But I didn't know about how the algorithm worked on smaller hashes. With your great and simple script, I can test larger combinations as well.

Thank you very much...Ed

PS: Is the algorithm the same on perl 5.8.8?

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Re^3: Minimum Hash keys allocated?
by BrowserUk (Pope) on Sep 26, 2010 at 21:41 UTC
    PS: Is the algorithm the same on perl 5.8.8?

    To my knowledge, it hasn't changed since before 5.6 days. Possibly never, but that's as far as I go back with Perl.

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