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Re: Recent changes to add-to-list

From: David Kastrup
Subject: Re: Recent changes to add-to-list
Date: Mon, 30 Oct 2006 23:48:25 +0100
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Richard Stallman <address@hidden> writes:

>     Note that this walks through the entire list even if the first
>     comparison already establishes the presence of a list element.  That
>     is very bad, since that is likely the most common use case.
> That is a real slowdown.  Since you've written a fix,
> would you please install it?

I am installing it, but I would ask people who actually use the third
argument to `add-to-list' with a generic function to check this out,
as I don't have a test case.

David Kastrup, Kriemhildstr. 15, 44793 Bochum

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