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Subject: Re: [boost] [boost::endian] Request for comments/interest
From: Stewart, Robert (Robert.Stewart_at_[hidden])
Date: 2010-06-03 07:11:12

Terry Golubiewski wrote:
> Rob Stewart wrote:
> >
> I do not agree that the entire message should be
> swapped-in-place unless performance is critical.

I stated as much in a previous post by saying I could imagine some preferring to use the object-based approach until performance was known to be an issue and then switching to the function-based approach.

> > Your code could be as efficient as using Tomas' swap(), but not
> > swap_in_place(), I think. Measurements are good.
> Good prediction! The type-based code is more efficient than
> Tomas' swap() but less efficient than swap_in_place.

I think you'll find the test, as crafted, mislead you. Swap will prove at least as efficient when corrected.

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

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