Re: [GIT PULL] kdbus for 4.1-rc1

From: Steven Noonan
Date: Fri Apr 24 2015 - 01:03:06 EST

On Thu, Apr 23, 2015 at 2:41 PM, Borislav Petkov <bp@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> On Thu, Apr 23, 2015 at 11:22:39PM +0200, David Herrmann wrote:
>> No it's not. O(256) equals O(1).
> Ok, you're right. Maybe O() was not the right thing to use when trying
> to point out that iterating over 256 hash buckets and then following the
> chain in each bucket per packet broadcast looks like a lot.

Heh. I guess you could call it an "expensive O(1)". While big-O
notation is useful for describing algorithm scalability with respect
to input size, it falls flat on its face when trying to articulate
impact in measurable units.
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