[Newbies] RE: Why Squeak is so sloooow?

Milan Zimmermann milan.zimmermann at sympatico.ca
Fri Sep 22 02:49:02 UTC 2006

On 2006 September 21 22:20, David Shaffer wrote:
> 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.

That sounds good, glad it's better. Sort of makes me wonder whether various 
distributions make people suffer with slower VMs if they build them 
themselves ... but I have little idea how to make distros aware of those 
performance items.


> David
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