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

Cecil Westerhof cldwesterhof at gmail.com
Mon Mar 14 14:47:47 CET 2011


2011/3/14 Alan BRASLAU <alan.braslau at cea.fr>

> On Monday 14 March 2011 14:02:18 Aditya Mahajan wrote:
> > 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.
> > context --silent=\* <filename>
> >
> > speeds up compilation by a factor of 1.5 (but you loose all the logging
> > messages)
> >
>
> or
>
> context --batch <filename>
>

Both did not work for me. But removing --purgeall from my script reduced the
time from 30 seconds to 10.

And because I generate (at the moment) 5 personalised versions, this is a
difference from 2:44 to 0:56.

-- 
Cecil Westerhof
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