Hi,

I think if you really have 100s of millions of states to be searched,
probably you should consider to code it in straight C to conserve memory
and to speed up execution.

Regards,

Bill
============================================================================
John Tromp <tromp / dorado.ins.cwi.nl> wrote:
> I'm writing a state space search program where each state can be consisely
> described by an Integer. I need these states to have several new methods.

(deleted)

> The only reason I would try option 2) is that
> I expect to have 100s of millions of these States around,
> and like 3) it might save memory.

> Does anyone know if option 1) will take more memory than option 3)
> and if anything like option 2) can combine their advantages?