[Newbies] RE: Why Squeak is so sloooow?

David Shaffer cdshaffer at acm.org
Fri Sep 22 02:20:03 UTC 2006

Milan Zimmermann wrote:
> [snip]
> I am starting to think (if I read your configuration correctly) - you do have 
> a different image (I have newer than 7055) and slightly different VM - at 
> least compiled using different GCC version... The older GCC the faster :) - 
> If you have time to experiment,  you may want to try Ian's VM that I use?
Thanks for the tip.  That definitely made a difference.  The benchmark
number didn't change by much (dropped to about 13000ms) but
responsiveness after the test improved noticeably.


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