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(zdog) RE: (2) The Best Infinite Loop

by zdog (Priest)
on Oct 18, 2000 at 01:51 UTC ( #37238=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to RE: The Best Infinite Loop
in thread The Best Infinite Loop

I never realized that while() could be used as an infinite loop, so I went and benchmarked it up against for (;;) and I got these results:
Benchmark: timing 20000 iterations of for, while()... for: 45 wallclock secs (43.95 usr + 0.00 sys = 43.95 CPU) @ 45 +5.06/s (n=20000) while(): 43 wallclock secs (43.28 usr + 0.00 sys = 43.28 CPU) @ 46 +2.11/s (n=20000)

Note: Do not be alarmed if it took longer this time than in the above post, I did it on a slower computer.

Sooo..., I guess you were right!!

Zenon Zabinski | zdog | zdog7@hotmail.com

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