My brain's not working this morning.
I want to integer divide N by M such that there is the minimal difference in the size of the M integer partitions.
Eg. 10 / 3 => 4, 3, 3 not 4,4,2.
I'm sure I've done this concisely in the past, but I'm damned if I remember how or when.
My best attempt so far is:
my( $n, $m ) = @_;
my @parts = (int( $n / $m )) x $m;
$n -= $_ for @parts;
my $i =0;
$parts[ $i++ ]++ while $n--;
But it feels messy to me?
Update: And ikegami's purely numerical method is hands down winner:
Rate syp buk eli ike
syp 8.36/s -- -42% -47% -74%
buk 14.4/s 73% -- -8% -56%
eli 15.8/s 89% 9% -- -52%
ike 32.5/s 289% 125% 106% --
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