[Dev-luatex] Luajittex 0.72.0 announcement

Hans Hagen pragma at wxs.nl
Wed Feb 20 13:48:43 CET 2013


On 2/20/2013 11:25 AM, Patrick Gundlach wrote:
> Hi Luigi,
>
>
>> there is a new project on supelec: Luajittex.
>
> more feedback from me:
>
> a sample project with my publisher:
>
> * normal luatex: 1m13sec
> * luajittex: 45 sec
> * luajittex --jiton. 42 sec
>
> This is great!

20-40 % is indeed what can be expected (mostly due to the faster vm) 
plus a somewhat smaller memory usage

jiton only has an advantage when many internal commands/standard libs 
are used (type, a few string.*, most math.*)

> (Mac OS X)
>
> To use it, I must be able to compile it on Linux/Mac/windows(mingw). I see that there's a mingw build file in the repository, so this looks like it's doable, right?

we've done all tests with mingw, so it should be no problem

Hans

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