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Subject: Re: [boost] Proposal: Monotonic Containers - Comparison with boost::pool, boost::fast_pool and TBB
From: Steven Watanabe (watanabesj_at_[hidden])
Date: 2009-06-22 20:09:42


Christian Schladetsch wrote:
>> Steven> I'm not convinced that the average is meaningful.
> It's not, that's why I included the standard deviation and min/max as well.
>> boost::fast_pool_allocator is not intended to be used
>> with std::vector. You're averaging many cases for
>> which it is documented to behave badly with a couple
>> of cases for which it is fine.
> That's correct. I was asked to compare with boost::pool_allocator,
> boost::fast_pool_allocator, std::allocator and tbb::allocator.

The individual tests are okay, but I don't think that it's
particularly meaningful to average these very different
tests even if you include the standard deviation. I doubt
that they are anywhere close a resembling a random
sample of actual usage.

In Christ,
Steven Watanabe

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