Re: [dev] [sbase] [PATCH] ls: add option to reverse the sort order

From: Alexander S. <alex0player_AT_gmail.com>
Date: Sat, 5 Oct 2013 15:47:05 +0400

2013/10/5 Rob <robpilling_AT_gmail.com>:
> On Fri, Oct 04, 2013 at 05:45:56PM +0400, Alexander S. wrote:
>> 2013/10/4 RaphaŽl Proust <raphlalou_AT_gmail.com>:
>> If we want to retain this patch, I'd suggest reversing array after
>> sorting, not multiplying by `sortorder' in comparison functions. This
>> avoids code duplication.
>
> I disagree - rather than adding a sort call and changing the program's
> runtime complexity, can't we just reduce the amount of lines _and_
> duplication like this:
Reversing an array we just sorted isn't adding complexity, it's O(n)
adding to O(n log n).
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