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From: Scott McMurray ([hidden])
Date: 2007-12-30 21:19:50

On 30/12/2007, Robin <al_at_[hidden]> wrote:
> I've been testing out boost pool allocator, and my results shows it's slower
> than the STL allocator. I'm using VSNet 2005 SP1. See test code below.

My understanding is that the pool allocator is made for repeated
allocation and deallocation of same-sized blocks, in which case the
result makes sense. I think it's more intended for use with
node-based containers such as list and map.

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