VM: 2.4.10 vs. 2.4.10-ac2 and qsort()

VM: 2.4.10 vs. 2.4.10-ac2 and qsort()

Post by Matthias Andre » Wed, 03 Oct 2001 10:10:06




> I'm not sure either, since qsort doesn't really have much
> locality of reference but just walks all over the place.

> This is direct contrast with the basic assumption on which
> VM and CPU caches are built ;)

> I wonder how eg. merge sort would perform ...

Just rip it off NetBSD and there you go. (FreeBSD's breaks on machines
like SPARC, NetBSD's does not.)

http://www.de.freebsd.org/cgi/cvsweb.cgi/basesrc/lib/libc/stdlib/merg...
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