Robert Oliver wrote:
> On 10/30/06, M. Edward (Ed) Borasky <znmeb / cesmail.net> wrote:
>>
>> Ah, but I am. :) Zed's numbers are *very* suspicious. Here's what I
>> found with the One-Click Ruby, the CygWin Ruby, and a Gentoo-optimized
>> Ruby on a CPU-bound benchmark (which I've profiled and happens to spend
>> most of its time in the guts of the Ruby interpreter):
> 
> 
> My One-Click / Cygwin numbers are different:
> 
> One-Click
> ---------------------
> Total Ruby benchmark time: 13.172000   0.031000  13.203000 ( 13.922000)
> 
> Cygwin
> --------------------
> Total Ruby benchmark time:  8.906000   0.016000   8.922000 (  9.375000)
> 
> In my tests, Cygwin comes out much faster.
> 
Interesting ... have you posted your benchmark code? Do you have the
setup to profile the Ruby interpreter running it? (I think everything is
available in CygWin, including the Ruby source).