[OT] benchmarking "typical" programs

David Cantrell david at cantrell.org.uk
Fri Sep 21 11:09:48 BST 2012

On 21 Sep 2012, at 10:57, David Hodgkinson <davehodg at gmail.com> wrote:

> Does benchmarking the test suites for a representative subsection
> of the CPAN world count?

I doubt it. Each test suite is very repetetetive, so you certainly won't be doing a realistic benchmark re CPU caches and possibly not re the MMU or I/O system.

David Cantrell

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