[Benchmarking] library benchmarks in benchmarks

Barend Gehrels Barend.Gehrels at geodan.nl
Sat Jan 9 13:02:53 EST 2010

Mateusz Loskot wrote:
> Barend Gehrels pisze:
>> We have developed benchmarks to test performance (and functionality) 
>> of (Open Source) GIS / Geometry libraries.
>> Originally the tests were created to compare our library (GGL, 
>> recently accepted by Boost and renamed to Boost.Geometry) to other 
>> libraries, with respect to performance and functionality.
>> However, the test suite is broader than that because it can also be 
>> used to compare for example GEOS and CGAL. Therefore we propose to 
>> move it to the SVN http://svn.osgeo.org/osgeo/foss4g/benchmarking it 
>> seems to fit there perfectly.
> Folks,
> By the way, if OSGeo supports the idea of hosting, let's call it,
> FOSS geometry libraries benchmark, I would like to take care of
> submitting it to the benchmarks module in the SVN
> and of further maintenance.
That would be very welcome, thanks. The name sounds good. So, if the 
idea is supported, it can be moved from 
https://svn.boost.org/svn/boost/sandbox/ggl/other to that 
osgeo/benchmarking location.

Regards, Barend

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