Re: ITP: auto-apt (automatic apt-get)
Fumitoshi UKAI wrote:
> > + By breaking all the pathnames into components and storing them
> > + seperately a space savings is realized by not duplicating the string
> > + over and over again. Ultimately this saving is sacrificed to storage of
> > + the tree structure itself but the tree structure yeilds a speed gain
> > + in the sorting and processing. Ultimately it takes about 5 seconds to
> > + do 141000 nodes and about 5 meg of ram.
> Wow, great. How much fast to lookup this database?
Well, ask Jason for a real answer, but off-the-cuff, I'd say: It's a
tree descent, where depth of tree is related to the number of directories in
the path. Probably quite fast.
see shy jo