Boost logo

Boost :

Subject: Re: [boost] [xpressive] Performance Tuning?
From: Thorsten Ottosen (thorsten.ottosen_at_[hidden])
Date: 2009-07-30 04:38:39

Edward Grace skrev:
>>> I'm clearly going to have to ponder this in some depth. While I've
>>> thought about trying to get the maths (statistics) right, I've not
>>> really given the nitty gritty of the machine's operation a great deal of
>>> thought.
>> Well, there you have it. I'd love to have your expertise on statistics
> I claim none! I've been trying to learn as I go - perhaps a little
> knowledge is a dangerous thing!
>> plus Matthias Troyer, et al. test harness be combined in an easy to
>> use benchmarking library.
> Be careful what you wish for, it might come true... ;-)
>> Benchmarking is such a black art :-) !
> I totally agree! Like presumably many others, this appeared to me to be
> a trivial problem - at first sight. In fact it's anything but
> straightforward. I bet there are half a dozen or so PhDs sitting in this
> particular dark recess of computing.

Well, I normally use a tool like vtune running the code on real data. Do
you think such a tool is unreliable?


Boost list run by bdawes at, gregod at, cpdaniel at, john at