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Re: [PATCH] implementing a faster algorithm for strpbrk(3) in libc
On Tue, Sep 23, 2008 at 06:09:27PM +0200, Alan Barrett wrote:
> This is clever, but it's not obvious that it will be faster than the
> existing code (since it will have more conditional branches), and it's
> even less obvious that it would be faster than something that simply
> changes the existing bit array to a byte array.
The use of the bit array is a compromise between startup overhead
(relevant for short input strings) and the main loop (long input).
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