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Subject: Re: [boost] [Containers] How about a list with O(1) splice?
From: Marshall Clow (mclow.lists_at_[hidden])
Date: 2011-10-05 14:51:03

On Oct 5, 2011, at 11:28 AM, Phil Endecott wrote:

> In another thread, Stephan T. Lavavej wrote:
>> Two-list partial-splice is now linear time. FDIS [list.ops]/14: "Complexity: Constant time if &x == this; otherwise, linear time."
> Is there an opportunity here for Boost.Containers to provide a std::list replacement that keeps the old O(1) splice and O(N) size? I can imagine a lot of demand for this once people discover that their old splicing code is trashed by a std library upgrade...
> [OT: does anyone know of a list of "C++1x nasties" like this? It's easy to find lists of new features, but harder to find lists of misfeatures...]

I'd be happy to compile such a list, if people want to contribute...

-- Marshall

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