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Finding an object by name - markhula - Mar 29, 2011 07:49 AM
I'm trying to think of an efficient method in straight C that basically achieves this:
As you can see I have to go through an entire loop to 'find' an object.
Though ok performance wise now, will become an issue later :-)
I *guess* i really want a method where I don't iterate over all objects each frame, and also be able to deal with 'killed' objects (i.e. name removal).
RE: Finding an object by name - OneSadCookie - Mar 29, 2011 07:59 AM
Since you're using lua anyway, use a lua table as a hashtable.
RE: Finding an object by name - markhula - Mar 29, 2011 08:08 AM
Won't that be slow though? (how do I do that anyway???).
I assumed some method where I call a 'c' func would be better.
But out of interest how would I achieve this in Lua?