|Validating performance optimizations email@example.com (2008-01-21)|
|Re: Validating performance optimizations firstname.lastname@example.org (2008-01-27)|
|Date:||Sun, 27 Jan 2008 03:41:58 -0800 (PST)|
|Posted-Date:||27 Jan 2008 13:58:56 EST|
> Do you simply ask the compiler to attempt to apply optimization X
> and test for it? Is there any value in exercising the code that
> implements X in isolation, given that in general it is usually the
> output of some previous transformation that tends to break a later
> transformation in non-trivial code?
a good idea of isolating high-level optimizations in performance tests
is employed by NULLSTONE:
they have performance tests for C, Java, C#
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