[OS X TeX] speed of typesetting on a MacBook?

Jonathan Kew jonathan_kew at sil.org
Thu Jan 12 09:39:08 EST 2006

On 12 Jan 2006, at 2:09 pm, Gerben Wierda wrote:

> Having said that, the Dual Core should not speed up TeX much as TeX is
> single-threaded.

For those using XeTeX, it does benefit from dual processors when  
generating PDF output, as it runs the formatting and pdf-generation  
processes in parallel.

But on the other hand, there's no Intel-native build yet .... hey,  
anyone care to offer me a new MacBook? ;)


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