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Re: Optimization of conditional access to globals: thread-unsafe?
Michael Matz wrote:
456.hmmer is not a small benchmark, but a real world scientific
application for protein sequence analysis using hidden markov models. It
just so happens that it also is a standardized benchmark in cpu2006.
A single data point is not data in the sense I refer to. What you want
is cumulated data over a significant body of real code. That's not
normally a requirement for optimizations, but to me it is for one
like this that is disruptive.
The fact that you have an optimization that can help in an individual
case *may* be justification for making it an option, but it is
definitely not justification for making it the default when it