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Re: Structure field concatenation

davidf@dfanning.com (David Fanning) writes:

> Craig Markwardt (craigmnet@cow.physics.wisc.edu) writes:
> > A few things from my experience.  First, creating and recreating
> > structures appears to be a fairly expensive operation.  If you do it
> > once in a while that's fine, but if you do it with huge arrays, or
> > many times repetitively then you may start to feel the burn.  
> I'm not sure what you mean by "expensive" here.

I meant computationally expensive.  For some reason putting and
extracting large data arrays in structures is not very efficient.


Craig B. Markwardt, Ph.D.         EMAIL:    craigmnet@cow.physics.wisc.edu
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