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Re: Patch to make string-append on win32 100 times faster

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David Golden
Date:
August 16, 2010 17:20
Subject:
Re: Patch to make string-append on win32 100 times faster
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On Mon, Aug 16, 2010 at 7:09 PM, Jan Dubois <jand@activestate.com> wrote:
> On Mon, 16 Aug 2010, David Golden wrote:
>>
>> I think I'm with Reini on this one. I'd rather keep it Windows-only until a
>> performance problem is documented elsewhere.
>
> It's been documented that the patch improves performance on FreeBSD by a
> *factor* of 160 for one particular test case, as well as a factor of 4
> on Linux. In the meantime Wolfram has constructed another testcase where
> the patch improves performance on Linux by a factor of 45 (my system) to
> 230 (Wolfram's system).

+1

-- David

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