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Re: Change Emacs 'sort' API to use three-way comparison

From: Lars Ingebrigtsen
Subject: Re: Change Emacs 'sort' API to use three-way comparison
Date: Sat, 30 Aug 2014 20:07:47 +0200
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Paul Eggert <address@hidden> writes:

> In what sense is the new code slower?  If you sort a list, the code is
> the same as before.

I don't know anything about this code other than what you wrote about

> We could tune it but I don't see how to get it any faster than 1.5x
> slower than before, assuming random input and an expensive comparison
> function.

It's slower in the sense that you said it's slower.

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