On Mar 19, 2008, at 9:29 AM, Paul Brannan wrote:
> On Wed, Mar 19, 2008 at 10:25:32PM +0900, Paul Brannan wrote:
>> cout@bean:~/tmp$ time ruby a.rb 10_000_000 > /dev/null
>>
>> real    0m27.841s
>> user    0m25.694s
>> sys     0m0.112s
>> cout@bean:~/tmp$ time ruby b.rb 10_000_000 > /dev/null
>>
>> real    0m54.888s
>> user    0m11.333s
>> sys     0m0.504s
>> cout@bean:~/tmp$ time ruby c.rb 10_000_000 > /dev/null
>>
>> real    0m13.141s
>> user    0m11.749s
>> sys     0m0.100s
>
> The difference is even more stark on 1.9:
>
> cout@bean:~/tmp$ time ruby1.9 a.rb 10_000_000 > /dev/null
>
> real    0m48.103s
> user    0m44.203s
> sys     0m0.240s
> cout@bean:~/tmp$ time ruby1.9 c.rb 10_000_000 > /dev/null
>
> real    0m10.934s
> user    0m10.425s
> sys     0m0.076s
>
> Paul


OK, I avoided saying something on the previous message, but can you  
(and anyone else who posts benchmarks like this) please use names  
better than a.rb, b.rb, and c.rb so it actually makes some sense?   
Particularly when quoted or forwarded!

-Rob

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