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Alternatives for std::heap?

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Hi all,

 

I am currently converting the JPS pathfinding code from C++ to Delphi and the code I'm converting uses the std::heap to manage the open node list.

 

Now, I never used the heap before and I was wondering what structure in Delphi I could use in its place or if there was a heap class for Delphi anyone had already done.

 

My knowledge of the STD is kinda abysmal as I usually never need to use it in my daily work, so any help on this would be met with untold gratitudes ;)

 

Thanks!

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I am sure what ApochPiQ said is right. Also, if you learn how a priority queue is implemented, you'll realize that std::heap is basically std::vector with some different interface thrown on top. You could very well reproduce that in Delphi.

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Ah, indeed!

 

Thanks to you both. "Priority queue" lead me in the right direction and I now have it working. Now to test it and continue on my merry way!

 

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