Computer Science question (python list is slow with my cruddy algorithm )

Erik Max Francis max at alcyone.com
Fri Aug 23 10:47:04 CEST 2002


"Mr. Neutron" wrote:

>         I am working on a program that uses a list of lists
> 
>                 MyList = [ [0] * 32767 for i in range(32767) ]
> 
>         My first realization is that it is incredibly slow just to
>         create this
>         list.

What are you actually trying to do?  You should run out of memory before
this completes; it would take up more than 4 GB of memory.

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