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Subject: Re: [boost] Overload resolution speed
From: Joel Falcou (joel.falcou_at_[hidden])
Date: 2011-09-22 05:36:09

On 22/09/2011 11:25, Sebastian Redl wrote:
> On 21.09.2011 20:20, Mathias Gaunard wrote:
>> As part of the Boost.SIMD effort, another library was developed,
>> Boost.Dispatch, which relies heavily on overload resolution.
>> Back to the benchmark, making the number of functions vary show an
>> apparent exponential increase in compile time. It's reasonably fast
>> for 100 functions, but not at all for 1,000.

> Overload resolution is supposed to be linear in the number of overloads.
> If you can show a graph that shows super-linear increase in compile
> time, you should file a bug with the respective compilers.

Will do. a quick Excel regression show a 0.98 fitness to a+b^X ...

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