dillon at apollo.backplane.com
Sat Apr 16 18:20:02 PDT 2005
:So what advantage do the red-black trees have, since the previous data
:structure has been working fine for some time?
:My other computer is your Windows box.
The previous data structure was a doubly linked list with a bunch of
hacks to try to make insertions go faster. The red-black tree should
be just as fast, and not require any hacks. Plus we can simplify
the clustering and fsyncing code, and make other optimizations.
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