Re: Caches

From: George (greerga@DRAGON.HAM.MUOHIO.EDU)
Date: 08/25/97

On Sun, 24 Aug 1997, Andrew Helm wrote:

>Since (ptr == ptr->next) will only occur when there's a bug in
>another part of the code it's relatively safe not to check for
>it. I mean, I'm all for checking just to make sure everything
>is the way it "should" be but putting extra checking of that
>kind inside loops seems wasteful.

So go take out all those 'assert' calls in CircleMUD, they're wasteful too.
And take out the if (GET_POS(ch) <= POS_DEAD) in damage() since it will
only occur if some other part of the code is buggy. :) Granted they are not
in loops but damage() might as well be since it is called constantly in

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