[OS X TeX] Fwd: Re: TeX Console : on AlphaTK and AlphaX
macosx-tex at st.estfiles.de
Mon Nov 29 03:49:38 EST 2004
It seems that AlphaX "typesets" even faster than Apple's terminal?!
Can it be?
>Date: Mon, 29 Nov 2004 09:47:32 +0100
>To: Alpha tcl-user mailinglist
>From: Steffen Wolfrum <alphatcl-users at st.estfiles.de>
>Subject: Re: TeX Console : on AlphaTK and AlphaX
>Cc: vince at santafe.edu
>Yes I did that. Unfortunately even after 10x run each it stays the same
>(and to be sure, I used also an external stopwatch):
>TeX Console in AlphaTK gives me "total run time: 19 seconds"
>TeX Console in AlphaX gives me "total run time: 12 seconds"
> The Apple terminal says "total run time: 13 seconds"
> as from with TeXShop "total run time: 13 seconds"
>Is there a way to accelerate AlphaTK?
>Vince Darley <vince at santafe.edu> wrote:
>> Which order did you do these runs in? Your disk/memory probably cached
>> lots of files the second time through. Try doing it once and ignoring the
>> time and then taking the average of several other runs.
>> tetexComm.tcl is identical in these two cases.
>> -- Vince
>> On Sun, 28 Nov 2004, Steffen Wolfrum wrote:
>> > Hi Joachim, hi Vince,
>> > hello to the Cabal,
>> > I am working with TeX files under MacOSX(10.3) and have just experienced the following.
>> > When typesetting a small test file with Joachim's tetexComm.tcl
>> > the TeX Console in AlphaTK gives me "total run time: 27 second. Time elapsed: 29 seconds.
>> > the TeX Console in AlphaX gives me "total run time: 15 second. Time elapsed: 16 seconds.
>> > btw: The Apple terminal says "total run time: 17 seconds" !
>> > Is the tetexComm.tcl different in both Alpha's, or what the reason for almost double of speed?
>> > (I have downloaded AlphaX and AlphaTK by today)
>> > Sorry for my curiosity,
>> > but my Mac is not G5 fast and so ...
>> > Steffen
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