[NTG-context] Does MKIV take more time as MKII

Aditya Mahajan adityam at umich.edu
Mon Mar 14 14:02:18 CET 2011

On Mon, 14 Mar 2011, Cecil Westerhof wrote:

> 2011/3/14 Wolfgang Schuster <schuster.wolfgang at googlemail.com>
>>> I installed the minimals and use MKIV. It seems that it is 1,5 to 2 times
>> as slow as the MKII I used in texlive. Is this possible,
>> Yes, MkIV is slower.
> Okay, thanks. I also updated my system. So that was the other possibility.

In my experience

context --silent=\* <filename>

speeds up compilation by a factor of 1.5 (but you loose all the logging 


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