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Subject: RE: max 200 entries in a dir. why?
From: Linus Nielsen Feltzing (linus_at_haxx.se)
Date: 2002-08-12


On Mon, 12 Aug 2002 14:24:52 -0400, John Wood wrote:
> > > To do that, you need a temporary storing space for those, let's
> say, 500 names. And then we would have gained nothing, since we
> need to allocate space for that temporary storage. <<
>
> Yeah but it's temporary. You can free it once you're done sorting.
> It won't interfere with anything... it'll just come and go in the
> blink of an eye...

That implies that we have dynamic memory allocation, something we
work very much to avoid.

/Linus



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