/*
* sort.c - Sample ELF module providing a quick sort function
*
* Created on: Aug 11, 2008
* Author: Stefan Bucur
*/
#include
static inline void swap(int *x, int *y)
{
int tmp;
tmp = *x;
*x = *y;
*y = tmp;
}
static inline int randint(int l, int u)
{
return l + (rand() % (u - l + 1));
}
/**
* quick_sort_range - A small and efficient version of quicksort.
* @nums: The numbers to sort
* @l: The lower index in the vector (inclusive)
* @u: The upper index in the vector (inclusive)
*
* The implementation is taken from "Beautiful Code", by O'Reilly, the
* book students received from Google as a gift for their acceptance
* in the GSoC 2008 program. The code belongs to Jon Bentley, who
* wrote the third chapter of the book. Since ELF modules were written
* as part of this program, the author of the module considered
* the book had to be put to some use. :)
*/
static void quick_sort_range(int *nums, int l, int u)
{
int i, m;
if (l >= u)
return;
swap(&nums[l], &nums[randint(l, u)]);
m = l;
for (i = l + 1; i <= u; i++) {
if (nums[i] < nums[l])
swap(&nums[++m], &nums[i]);
}
swap(&nums[l], &nums[m]);
quick_sort_range(nums, l, m - 1);
quick_sort_range(nums, m + 1, u);
}
void quick_sort(int *nums, int count)
{
quick_sort_range(nums, 0, count - 1);
}