[New-bugs-announce] [issue5986] Avoid reversed() in Random.shuffle()

STINNER Victor report at bugs.python.org
Sun May 10 19:29:36 CEST 2009

New submission from STINNER Victor <victor.stinner at haypocalc.com>:

reversed(xrange(1, len(x))) is inefficient, xrange(len(x) - 1, 0, -1) 
gives exactly the same sequence but avoid reversed(). See attached 
patch. Don't expect amazing speedup.

components: Library (Lib)
files: shuffle.patch
keywords: patch
messages: 87531
nosy: haypo
severity: normal
status: open
title: Avoid reversed() in Random.shuffle()
Added file: http://bugs.python.org/file13947/shuffle.patch

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