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- Subject: Re: why benchmarks need salt
- From: Coda Highland <chighland@...>
- Date: Mon, 20 Jul 2015 13:06:56 -0700
On Mon, Jul 20, 2015 at 1:05 PM, Roberto Ierusalimschy
>> Does the same percentual difference hold for longer running
>> benchmarks? Is it a fixed startup delay, or a real performance
> The difference is too big for a startup delay. This is Lua!! :-) Morever,
> we are measuring only an internal loop, not the entire process.
> -- Roberto
I assume the difference is that it's catching some pathological
behavior in the hashtable -- introducing a collision where otherwise
there would be none, or similar.