Best search algorithm to find condition within a range

Chris Angelico rosuav at gmail.com
Thu Apr 9 17:02:09 CEST 2015


On Fri, Apr 10, 2015 at 12:53 AM, Alain Ketterlin
<alain at dpt-info.u-strasbg.fr> wrote:
> Ouch, you're right, I tried to stick with Marko's example and forgot the
> basics. I meant "signed ints", but the "removable" condition should be
> something like:
>
>     if ( x>0 && y>0 && z<x )
>         ...
>
> i.e., some condition that is never true (either false or undefined).
> Thanks for the correction.

Ah, yep. And yes, that's absolutely right - the compiler's allowed to
treat that as never true.

ChrisA



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