On Wed, 19 Oct 2005, Ara.T.Howard wrote:

> also, your concept of 'big' doesn't seem that, er, big - running with larger
> numbers is also revealing - i started a process with
>
>  harp:~ > ruby a.rb 424 42424  (factor of 10 increase in size)
>
> 1 hour ago and it's still not complete so many of the algorithms obviously
> scale horribly.  i'll post the results when (if) it finishes.

results so far:

   harp:~ > ruby a.rb 424 42424
                   user     system      total        real
   david     616.620000   0.000000 616.620000 (626.621697)
   jeff       10.610000   0.000000  10.610000 ( 10.635370)
   jegII       3.380000   0.000000   3.380000 (  3.371940)
   markvh     43.970000   0.000000  43.970000 ( 44.051656)
   martin      3.120000   0.000000   3.120000 (  3.122285)
   paolo       7.210000   0.000000   7.210000 (  7.238185)
   park        4.270000   0.000000   4.270000 (  4.291279)
   paul        6.700000   0.000000   6.700000 (  6.729307)
   robert      7.780000   0.000000   7.780000 (  7.779309)
   samk1       4.510000   0.010000   4.520000 (  4.520682)
   samk2     432.290000   0.000000 432.290000 (433.597829)
   simonk     76.810000   0.040000  76.850000 ( 77.561346)
   simons     56.480000   0.000000  56.480000 ( 61.661304)
   zach       42.590000   0.010000  42.600000 ( 42.661407)
                   user     system      total        real
   david
   ...
   ...


i expect another hour to complete...

it's a dead heat between jegII and martin!  bets?  ;-)


-a
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