[PATCH] D36423: [libc++] Introsort based sorting function

DIVYA SHANMUGHAN via Phabricator via llvm-commits llvm-commits at lists.llvm.org
Wed Aug 9 13:18:06 PDT 2017

DIVYA added a comment.

Link to algorithm.bench.cpp benchmark 

Comment at: include/algorithm:4208
+  // Threshold(or depth limit) for introsort is taken to be 2*log2(size)
+  typedef typename iterator_traits<_RandomAccessIterator>::difference_type difference_type;
bcraig wrote:
> This comment says basically the same thing as the code.  The comment would be more useful if it said why 2*log2(size) is used.
We tested the code with depth limit from log2(size) to 4*log2(size).It was giving good performance around 2*log2(size).So the depth limit was fixed a this value.


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