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Re^2: Data structures in Perl. A C programmer's perspective.

by eyepopslikeamosquito (Chancellor)
on Sep 09, 2013 at 18:59 UTC ( #1053079=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Re: Data structures in Perl. A C programmer's perspective.
in thread Data structures in Perl. A C programmer's perspective.

When people talk about linked lists “storing data all over the place,” what they are really concerned about is locality of reference, i.e. minimizing the probability of a virtual-memory page fault
No. The linked list performance problem discussed in this thread was not caused by virtual-memory page faults, but by CPU cache misses.

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