also sprach Martin G.H. Minkler <firstname.lastname@example.org> [2004.10.19.1907 +0200]: > The background to my question is a 1.4MB IP blacklist I have to > block. I traverse so that only incoming NEW from $DEV_INET is > passing that chain, but appending the ruleset (i.e. at boottime) > takes roughly 30min. So I was wondering whether inserting might be > quicker :-) Inserting is almost never quicker than appending. In fact, I am having trouble coming up with a data structure where insertions are as quick as appendages, provided, of course, that the difference makes sense. After all, appendage is nothing but an insertion at n+1. -- Please do not CC me when replying to lists; I read them! .''`. martin f. krafft <email@example.com> : :' : proud Debian developer, admin, and user `. `'` `- Debian - when you have better things to do than fixing a system Invalid/expired PGP subkeys? Use subkeys.pgp.net as keyserver!
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