fast list search?
From: ramon aragues (ramon.aragues_at_gmx.net)
Date: Wed, 09 Jun 2004 11:49:19 +0200 To: email@example.com
I´ve got a list with more than 500,000 ints. Before inserting new ints,
I have to check that it doesn´t exist already in the list.
Currently, I am doing the standard:
if new_int not in long_list:
but it is extremely slow... is there a faster way of doing this in python?
Thanks a lot,