RTS changes affect runtime when they shouldn’t

Ben Gamari ben at smart-cactus.org
Tue Sep 26 16:35:08 UTC 2017

Bardur Arantsson <spam at scientician.net> writes:

> I may be missing something since I have only quickly skimmed the thread,
> but...: Why not track all of these things and correlate them with
> individual runs? The Linux 'perf' tool can retrieve a *lot* of
> interesting numbers, esp. around cache hit rates, branch predicition hit
> rates, etc.
While it's not a bad idea, I think it's easy to drown in information. Of
course, it's also fairly easy to hide information that we don't care
about, so perhaps this is worth doing regardless.


- Ben
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