[Dev-luatex] Slowdown of font loading

Hans Hagen pragma at wxs.nl
Fri Apr 4 13:00:11 CEST 2014


On 4/4/2014 12:42 PM, Patrick Gundlach wrote:
> Hello Hans,
>
>> keep in mind that the texgyre fonts got larger over time
>
> I am using the same version to test, but....
>
>
>
>> it's also one of the places where luajittex has some benefits
>
>
> some? This was the key. I have used luajittex before and my measurements were broken. Using luajittex 0.79.0 makes it fast again.

sure .. depends on the definition of some -) for me anything < 50% is some

but with a local g = ... in case of accessing multiple keys even regular 
luatex should be ok

(fyi: there are cases where luajittex was actually n times slower with n 
 > 1 but after much experimenting with managed to get rid of that)

Hans


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