[Newbies] Why Squeak is so sloooow?
brad at sonaural.com
Thu Sep 21 21:06:40 UTC 2006
Brad Fuller wrote:
> Yoshiki Ohshima wrote:
>> If you evaluate the following (and print-it):
>> | a b |
>> a := FloatArray new: (16 * 1024*1024).
>> b := FloatArray new: (16 * 1024*1024).
>> [a += b] timeToRun.
>> you probably get a number around 100 or 200. This means that Squeak
>> can add two 32-bit float arrays with 16M entries in 100 milliseconds
>> or such. This is basicaly comparable Java-performance.
> Ouch! I just did this (twice, just to make sure) in the 7058 imagine and
> squeak bombed with the output below.
> This was with the latest Linux 3.9 VM. I tried with the 3.7-7 VM and it
> bombed too.
> kernel: 2.6.16-1.2080.16.rrt.rhfc5.ccrma (realtime kernel from Stanford
> - for audio)
just a note to say that I tried it on kernel:
with no difference.... same problem.
Anyone have an idea for this?
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