[OS X TeX] First iteration of performance results

Morten Høgholm morten.hoegholm at gmail.com
Thu Aug 25 16:56:26 EDT 2005

On Thu, 25 Aug 2005 22:26:28 +0200, Gerben Wierda <Gerben.Wierda at rna.nl>  

> Results: http://tug.org/texshowcase/perf.html
> There is quite a bit of consistency, but there are also some anomalies.  
> Jean-Christophe's systems are measured to be almost impossibly fast  
> compared to others, for instance. Twice as fast as other systems of the  
> same type. That cannot be right.
> If you all like this experiment, I would like to add a second round.

1.3 GHz Ibook G4 10.3.9, 512 KB L2 cache, 512 MB Ram, pdftex 1.21a

real 26.30    user 18.96  sys 6.27

> PS. I'll see if I can come up with a better test based on the self- 
> contained trip & trap tests and completely automated in an i-Package. I  
> like that idea, I am just lacking the time.

Do you want to check macro expansion time or something?
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