[NTG-context] No performance improvement under OS X with new beta?

Adam Lindsay atl at comp.lancs.ac.uk
Fri Mar 4 18:20:22 CET 2005


Matthias Weber said this at Fri, 4 Mar 2005 12:13:50 -0500:

>Old version:
>
>ConTeXt  ver: 2004.11.23  fmt: 2004.12.16
>TeXExec 5.2.3
>
>total run time : 324 seconds
>
>
>New version:
>
>ConTeXt  ver: 2005.03.02  fmt: 2005.3.4
>  total run time : 416 seconds
>
>And I was hoping for a speed increase by a factor of 4 :(
>(I renamed the TeX source for both runs)
>
>Of course I am completely ignorant about the internals, but at least
>I didn't expect that it would run slower.

Were both runs from the same point--were they "virgin" runs?
Did you precede the texexec command with a "texutil --purgeall" command,
for example?
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