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Re: abundant memory?

From: James Youngman
Subject: Re: abundant memory?
Date: Sat, 26 Jul 2008 15:37:08 +0100

On Thu, Jul 24, 2008 at 10:21 AM, Jim Meyering <address@hidden> wrote:
> My point was that with our much larger RAM sizes today,
> the "right" balance for hash.c may now involve using more
> memory to save processing time.

It wouldn't surprise me if exactly the reverse were true: that is,
choosing a prima facie computationally more expensive strategy in
order to fit the data structures into cache.


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