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Subject: Re: [boost] [Booster] Or boost is useless for library developers
From: Stewart, Robert (Robert.Stewart_at_[hidden])
Date: 2010-05-18 11:28:02

Artyom wrote:
> > Furthermore, did you test
> > performance of the two designs? That is, what was the
> > performance cost of using pimpls versus not? It is
> > often reasonable to trade space for performance.
> The difference does not exits. Why? Because the major
> cost in such libraries are system calls that are heavy. Inlining
> does not really help unless there are very few instructions
> in the code.

I'd like to see proof of your assertion.

Rob Stewart robert.stewart_at_[hidden]
Software Engineer, Core Software using std::disclaimer;
Susquehanna International Group, LLP

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