Execution speed question

bearophileHUGS at lycos.com bearophileHUGS at lycos.com
Mon Jul 28 12:28:05 CEST 2008


Suresh Pillai:
> Or 4, since the order of my nodes doesn't matter:  swap the node to be
> deleted with the last node in the list and then remove the last node of
> the list.  This is the fastest to date, if using native structures, for
> low number nodes being deleted per cycle (def if only deleting one).

Using Psyco this suggestion may lead to code as fast as it gets in
Python :-)

Bye,
bearophile



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