[NTG-pdftex] processing speed

The Thanh Han hanthethanh at gmail.com
Fri May 29 10:23:14 CEST 2009


On Fri, May 29, 2009 at 01:05:40AM +0200, Reinhard Kotucha wrote:
> Hi,
> did anybody observe already that pdftex gets slower and slower when
> processing huge documents?
>
> [...]
>
> You'll see that at the beginning Knuth's TeX and pdfTeX need
> approximately the same amount of time to process one \input file.
> But while Knuth's TeX needs the same amount of time to process any
> \input file, the amount of time pdfTeX needs increases steadily.

I confirm this symptom with pdftex-1.40.9. Not sure what is the
cause yet...

Thanh


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