The Computer Language
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fannkuch-redux Python 3 #6 program

source code

# The Computer Language Benchmarks Game
# http://benchmarksgame.alioth.debian.org/

#    contributed by Isaac Gouy
#    converted to Java by Oleg Mazurov
#    converted to Python by Buck Golemon
#    modified by Justin Peel

def fannkuch(n):
    maxFlipsCount = 0
    permSign = True
    checksum = 0

    perm1 = list(range(n))
    count = perm1[:]
    rxrange = range(2, n - 1)
    nm = n - 1
    while 1:
        k = perm1[0]
        if k:
            perm = perm1[:]
            flipsCount = 1
            kk = perm[k]
            while kk:
                perm[:k+1] = perm[k::-1]
                flipsCount += 1
                k = kk
                kk = perm[kk]
            if maxFlipsCount < flipsCount:
                maxFlipsCount = flipsCount
            checksum += flipsCount if permSign else -flipsCount

        # Use incremental change to generate another permutation
        if permSign:
            perm1[0],perm1[1] = perm1[1],perm1[0]
            permSign = False
        else:
            perm1[1],perm1[2] = perm1[2],perm1[1]
            permSign = True
            for r in rxrange:
                if count[r]:
                    break
                count[r] = r
                perm0 = perm1[0]
                perm1[:r+1] = perm1[1:r+2]
                perm1[r+1] = perm0
            else:
                r = nm
                if not count[r]:
                    print( checksum )
                    return maxFlipsCount
            count[r] -= 1
from sys import argv
n = int(argv[1])

print(( "Pfannkuchen(%i) = %i" % (n, fannkuch(n)) ))
    

notes, command-line, and program output

NOTES:
64-bit Ubuntu quad core
Python 3.6.1 (default, Apr 18 2017, 10:33:41)
[GCC 6.3.0 20170406]
--enable-optimizations --with-lto
make profile-opt


Tue, 18 Apr 2017 19:50:37 GMT

MAKE:
mv fannkuchredux.python3-6.python3 fannkuchredux.python3-6.py
0.01s to complete and log all make actions

COMMAND LINE:
/usr/local/src/Python-3.6.1/bin/python3.6 -OO fannkuchredux.python3-6.py 12

PROGRAM OUTPUT:
3968050
Pfannkuchen(12) = 65