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Subject: Re: [boost] Stack-based vector container
From: Domagoj Saric (dsaritz_at_[hidden])
Date: 2011-01-25 18:14:53

"Emil Dotchevski" <emildotchevski_at_[hidden]> wrote in message
> On Sun, Jan 23, 2011 at 1:01 PM, Thorsten Ottosen <nesotto_at_[hidden]>
> wrote:
>> As for the conjectured extra indirection, then I'm not sure it can become
>> any major performance problem, nor do I see how one can avoid it when we
>> need to go for the heap in certain cases.
> Clearly the extra indirection is the only potential problem, otherwise
> a stack-based vector implementation could probably be replaced by a
> stack-based std::vector allocator.

I don't see that 'clearly'...the most pronounced effect/issue is highly
dependent on the use case and the software and hardware environment...

"What Huxley teaches is that in the age of advanced technology, spiritual
devastation is more likely to come from an enemy with a smiling face than
from one whose countenance exudes suspicion and hate."
Neil Postman 

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