Subject: Re: new pid allocation code
To: None <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Lucio De Re <email@example.com>
Date: 03/17/2003 18:58:23
On Mon, Mar 17, 2003 at 11:55:36AM -0500, gabriel rosenkoetter wrote:
> On Mon, Mar 17, 2003 at 08:39:36AM +0000, David Laight wrote:
> > One thing I didn't mention is that the old pid allocation code is
> > actually at least o(n^2) in the number of allocated pids.
> > The new code is o(1).
> Do you actually mean little-o? If so, what's your k? (How many procs
> need to exist before the algorithm's o(1)?)
I read it as o(n), and I'm sure so did Jason :-)