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From:
Robin Houston
Date:
November 2, 2005 07:22
Subject:
Re: [PATCH] sort/multicall patch
Message ID:
20051102152100.GA24901@rpc142.cs.man.ac.uk
Rafael Garcia-Suarez wrote:
> I adapted the test count in concise-xs.t, and I just plainly removed
> the last test of op/sort.t (as change #25957). It was failing
> horribly both with and without threads, and moreover I'm not even
> sure we want to ensure that it's possible to wipe out the array
> currently being sorted.

Thanks! I'm sorry that slipped through.

It would be nice if discarded array elements were mortalized rather
than ruthlessly discarded, but I suppose it would slow things down.
I might try an experimental patch to see how much of a difference
it really makes.

Robin

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