Dynamically swapping between two algorithms

Ethan Furman ethan at stoneleaf.us
Fri Sep 26 05:11:43 CEST 2014


On 09/23/2014 07:48 AM, Steven D'Aprano wrote:
>
> alas, the CUTOVER point is likely to be machine-dependent. Take it as a
> given that inserting a fixed CUTOVER point into the source code (say,
> ``CUTOVER = 123456``) is not likely to be very effective, and dynamically
> calculating it at import time is impractical.

Have your setup script do some timings to figure out where CUTOFF is on any particular machine.  You can then store it 
in a .conf file, or directly modify the source file with the value, or ...

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~Ethan~



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