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From Ben Laurie <...@gonzo.ben.algroup.co.uk>
Subject Re: Too soon for 1.2 commits ??
Date Fri, 12 Jul 1996 05:49:02 GMT
Michael Douglass wrote:
> 
> On Thu, 11 Jul 1996, Ben Laurie wrote:
> 
> > > Oh, and as for "taking the time to benchmark"...  I'm interested now in
> > > finding out just what the results of the two operations in question would
> > > really be; that's why I'm going to do it.  Not to prove me right or wrong,
> > > but plain and simple curiosity has bitten me in the butt...
> > 
> > For the test to be realistic you have to benchmark in a running Apache, I
> > guess. Have fun!
> 
> Actually, I'm think I'm going to go comment the ReferIgnore for www.texas.net
> out of our web server's configuration file and log about a complete days
> worth of referer's.  Then, take that through a small program that does
> the entire log file through both mechanisms (or perpahs a couple of the
> mechanisms) and compare time outputs.  In fact, the test will be run on
> three different OSes (Linux, SunOS 4.1.4, and Solaris 2.5) for "fairness".
> I'd do it under DOS/WIN95, but who cares about that platforms performance!

That doesn't correctly test the memory allocation overhead.

Cheers,

Ben.

> 
> Michael Douglass
> Texas Networking, Inc.
> 
>   "To be a saint is to be an exception; to be a true man is the rule.
>    Err, fail, sin if you must, but be upright.  To sin as little as
>    possible is the law for men; to sin not at all is a dream for angels."
> 
>               - Victor Hugo, "Les Miserables"
> 

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