Subject: Re: [boost] [context/coroutine] split into two libs in trunk?!
From: Oliver Kowalke (oliver.kowalke_at_[hidden])
Date: 2012-04-14 02:15:32
Am 14.04.2012 00:37, schrieb Giovanni Piero Deretta:
> Having said that, I doubt that on a modern CPU this extra state
> save/change would hardly cost more than an extra 50% on a context call
> (which in the grand order of things isn't really that much). Any
> claimed scalability differences between boost.context and the my old
> library must come from somewhere else and not from the low lever
> context switching routines.
boost.context uses a lot of BOOST_ASSERT-statements for testing pre- and
postconditions taking care about the internal state of the context.
of course without defining BOOST_DISABLE_ASSERTS you measure the extra
cycles of the pre-and postconditions tests too.