[NTG-pdftex] processing speed

Hans Hagen pragma at wxs.nl
Sat May 30 23:08:06 CEST 2009


The Thanh Han wrote:
> On Sat, May 30, 2009 at 12:14:09PM +0200, Hartmut Henkel wrote:
>> On Sat, 30 May 2009, The Thanh Han wrote:
>>
>>> so indeed pdftex seems to spend a lot of time allocating memory. The
>>> number of zgetnode() calls is the same (708325535 in both cases),
>>> however pdftex calls took more time...
>> and it looks like 1.40.6 is ok, no slowdown. the main difference may be
>> that 1.40.6 has on synctex yet.
> 
> I confirm that pdftex without synctex doesn't have this
> issue (tested with 1.40.9).

hm, i thought that synctex, when not enabled, would not have a 
performance drawback

Hans


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