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Subject: Re: [boost] Removing auto_ptr/etc. from Boost
From: Steven Watanabe (watanabesj_at_[hidden])
Date: 2015-03-19 11:28:11


On 03/19/2015 03:03 AM, Andrey Semashev wrote:
> Boost.Log is missing here.
> I'm worried about random_shuffle. In Boost.Log case I don't care about
> randomness quality, what's important is performance. I suspect replacing
> random_shuffle with shuffle+RNG will be inferior,

I highly doubt it. The algorithm is
essentially the same, the only difference
is the source of randomness. In fact,
if you don't care about the randomness,
with shuffle, it's easier to substitute
a faster, lower quality PRNG.

> let alone the need to still
> support random_shuffle for older compilers.

In Christ,
Steven Watanabe

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