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To: Mike Frysinger <vapier@g.o>
From: Nirbheek Chauhan <nirbheek@g.o>
Subject: Re: Re: proj/portage:master commit in: pym/portage/dbapi/
Date: Sat, 26 Nov 2011 22:04:29 +0530
On Sat, Nov 26, 2011 at 9:49 PM, Mike Frysinger <vapier@g.o> wrote:
> On Saturday 26 November 2011 07:50:27 Nirbheek Chauhan wrote:
>> I'm not sure the two are really comparable. However, looking at a
>> simple string sort on 30,000 strings, I don't see it taking a
>> significant amount of time at all:
>
> sure, it's probably not significantly higher, but i also can't see any point in
> sorting the entries.  we've been doing fine so far in the 10+ years of it being
> unsorted.  so unless Arfrever has a compelling reason, time to revert.
> -mike
>

I agree. My argument was that if sorting has some benefit, the cost is
negligible, and it should be done properly. If the benefits of the
sorting are non-existent, or if it causes problems as Ciaran pointed
out, then sorting should not be done.

-- 
~Nirbheek Chauhan

Gentoo GNOME+Mozilla Team


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Re: proj/portage:master commit in: pym/portage/dbapi/
-- Nirbheek Chauhan
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