Oh, I mean both Perl 5 and Perl 6. I couldn't find proper list to ask this
question. So I asked in this list.


Forrest Sheng Bao, BSEE, Graduate Student
Dept. of Computer Science/Electrical Engineering, Texas Tech University
Sent from Lubbock, TX, United States

On Sat, Aug 22, 2009 at 4:04 PM, Nicholas Clark <n...@ccl4.org> wrote:

> On Sat, Aug 22, 2009 at 04:01:13PM -0500, Forrest Sheng Bao wrote:
> > Does anyone know the time complexity of searching elements in hash tables
> in
> > Perl? Suppose the number of elements is n.
> >
> > I have no idea on how Perl automatically builds the hash function and the
> > table. If you can tell me how it works, that is also helpful. I can
> analyze
> > the algorithm myself.
> You're asking the question on the Perl 6 language list, but it's unclear
> whether you're asking about hashes in Perl 6, or in Perl 5. It's not
> possible to answer until you clarify that.
> Nicholas Clark

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