Subject: Re: [boost] Boost.Fiber review January 6-15
From: Nat Goodspeed (nat_at_[hidden])
Date: 2014-01-07 17:05:31
On Tue, Jan 7, 2014 at 4:32 PM, Niall Douglas <s_sourceforge_at_[hidden]> wrote:
> On 7 Jan 2014 at 19:35, Oliver Kowalke wrote:
> > I've not done
> > performance tests, sorry
> I appreciate and understand this. However, I must then ask this: is
> your library ready to enter Boost if you have not done any
> performance testing or tuning?
I don't have a C10K problem, but I do have a code-organization
problem. Much essential processing in a large old client app is
structured (if that's the word I want) as chains of callbacks from
asynchronous network I/O. Given the latency of the network requests,
fibers would have to have ridiculous, shocking overhead before it
would start to bother me.
I think that's a valid class of use cases. I don't buy the argument
that adoption of Fiber requires performance tuning first.
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