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From: Scott McMurray ([hidden])
Date: 2007-07-08 14:36:40

On 08/07/07, Ninel Evol <myLC_at_[hidden]> wrote:
> If the bottlenecks are all I/O then the STL (iostreams in
> particular) could be one of them. If I recall it correctly
> the STL was a lot slower than the C counterparts in that
> area. X-|
iostreams are often slightly slower than the C versions, but both are
faster than the disk, so that's not really a problem. The abstraction
gain is usually worth it.

And I'm using memory-mapped files anyways, which goes the complete
opposite way on the overhead/abstraction scale. Reading GiB of data
from disk just takes a long time, no matter what you do.

~ Scott

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