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From: Matthias Troyer (troyer_at_[hidden])
Date: 2002-11-26 04:46:43

I was referring to one virtual function call for EVERY element in a
large vector as opposed to only one virtual function call for the whole


On Tuesday, November 26, 2002, at 09:39 AM, Keith Burton wrote:

> For the ignorant like me , would you care to explain under what
> circumstances this is true.
> I can see the case that a one off virtual function call is much slower
> because the called code needs to loaded into ( cache ) memory but I
> assume you are referring to more than this.
>> -----Original Message-----
>> No, Robert, one virtual function call can be much slower than changing
>> byte order when copying integers.
>> Matthias
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