Victor Reyes wrote:
> I knew that there was a penalty to be paid when running JRuby, but I did not
> know how high.
> I developed a Sudoku solver, which actually solves simple to medium
> difficult puzzles. I am still struggling to make it solve "hard" problems.
> I just installed JRuby yesterday and wanted to compare it against Ruby.
> 
> I executed the same program:
> 
> The results are in:
> 
> ruby -v
> ruby 1.8.6 (2007-09-24 patchlevel 111) [i386-mswin32]
> 
> *Ruby:
> ruby sudoku01final.rb
> Elapsed Time: 0.437 Secs*
> 
> jruby -v
> ruby 1.8.6 (2008-05-28 rev 6586) [x86-jruby1.1.2]
> *JRuby:
> jruby sudoku01final.rb
> Elapsed Time: 1.058 Secs*
> 
> BTW, there is no GUI in my program. I hope to learn the GUI part with JRuby.
> That's the main reason why I downloaded JRuby, NetBeans, Java JDK/JRE, Etc.
> I guess there is trade-off which one must be willing to accept.
> 
> Am I in the ball-park?
> 
> Regards,
> 
> Victor
> 
Send the source to Charlie Nutter ... he is always looking for jRuby 
performance test cases.