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Peter Haworth pete at lcsql.com
Sun Feb 15 00:25:03 CET 2015


Typo, should be ":memory:".

On Sat Feb 14 2015 at 2:01:45 PM Mike Kerner <MikeKerner at roadrunner.com>
wrote:

> Pete, is that a typo, or did you mean to have a semicolon instead of a
> colon in front of "memory"?  Does ";memory:" work, too, or just ":memory:"?
>
> AND HOLY CRAP, yes, Pete, you're right, you were doing 100k records, where
> the other example was only doing 10k.  So doing 100k records with REPEAT
> WITH took
> wait for it
> wait for it
> Believe me, I was waiting, and waiting, and wating for it
> FIFTY EIGHT MINUTES AND THIRTEEN SECONDS.
>
> REPEAT FOR is .129 seconds, and REPEAT WITH is TWENTY SEVEN THOUSAND TIMES
> SLOWER (for this operation)??!?!?!?!?!???
>
> Hey, Pete, "That's a common technique"...WHAT?  If it's so common, and all
> of this is common knowledge, then how come it isn't documented, anywhere,
> and how come this is the first time I remember EVER hearing about this
> difference?  What else don't I know about???  Grrrrrrrrrrrrrr.  You would
> think that Edinburgh would think about tweaking an algorithm, since REPEAT
> WITH seems to be a special case of REPEAT FOR, and you can generate the
> REPEAT WITH behavior by wrapping the REPEAT FOR...
>
> On Fri, Feb 13, 2015 at 6:56 PM, Bob Sneidar <bobsneidar at iotecdigital.com>
> wrote:
>
> > Oh thanks. That would have screwed me up if I had tried to use “memory”.
> >
> > Bob S
> >
> >
> > On Feb 13, 2015, at 15:34 , Peter Haworth <pete at lcsql.com<mailto:
> > pete at lcsql.com>> wrote:
> >
> > We both used in memory databases.  The filename is ";memory:"
> >
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