unix VM is slow, why ? Re: gettimeofday() revisited

Bergel Alexandre bergel at iam.unibe.ch
Mon May 13 20:32:07 UTC 2002

> Finally, let me provide some intuition.  While this is a large number of
> calls, consider that the call is really fast.  All the OS does is copy
> data from its data structures into Squeak's.

My question is perhaps is little bit rought, but why unix squeak vm is so slow ?


Bergel Alexandre  http://www.iam.unibe.ch/~bergel

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