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Re^2: In-place bitwise NOT?

by BrowserUk (Pope)
on Jul 26, 2013 at 19:54 UTC ( #1046599=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to Re: In-place bitwise NOT?
in thread In-place bitwise NOT?

That certainly works and doesn't appear to do any copying. It comes out at nearly 50% faster than tr//:

C:\test>1046579 -N=2**20 Rate str translate C str 656/s -- -8% -37% translate 713/s 9% -- -32% C 1047/s 60% 47% --

The only downside is that it imposes the need for a compiler on a module that otherwise doesn't need one.

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