Hi

On Tue, Dec 23, 2008 at 9:57 AM, Brent Roman <brent / mbari.org> wrote:
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> My patches don't mess with any of the pthread stuff.
>
> I'm a pleasantly surprised by your rails benchmark results.
> I would have expected this memory savings, but I can't think of why a single
> threaded application like Rails (that doesn't use Continuations), would see
> the sort of speed up you observed.  I'd expect it to be 2 to 10 percent
> slower unless it was doing a lot of context switches.
>
> I did get an off list response from a chinese website that confirms the
> rails memory savings, but
> they said there was no change in speed.

Are you talking about (http://www.javaeye.com)?

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> Does your Rails application use threads or continuations?

No, I was just benchmarking a hello world rails application.

>
> Are you comparing ruby built from the same source tarball with the same
> compiler options before and after patching?

Yes. Essentially before patching and after patching.