On 26 Jun 2008, at 04:24, Rob Biedenharn wrote:
> On Jun 25, 2008, at 8:44 PM, Philip Rhoades wrote:
>> Chuck,
>> Chuck Remes wrote:
>>> On Jun 25, 2008, at 5:13 PM, Philip Rhoades wrote:
>>>>
>>>> The change to a single Ruby script simplified the previous setup  
>>>> quite markedly but I'm not sure that much more can be done with  
>>>> the relatively small script now.  I logged into "ruby Talk" on http://codeforpeople.com/ 
>>>>  but I couldn't see anywhere to post the code.  I can mail the  
>>>> files to anyone who is interested in having a look.
>>> Phil,
>>> use one of the pastie sites to paste up your code for us to see.
>>> http://pastie.org
>>> http://rafb.net
>>
>> Done - http://pastie.org/222306
>>
>> I am also rerunning with v1.9 and now that the code is all in one  
>> program it seems to be faster (but still about 3x slower than the  
>> equivalent shell scripts and C/C++ program).
>>
> OK, even knowing that it started as shell+C, it needs help ;-)
>
>  http://pastie.org/222375
>
> Except for noticing that the Dir.chdir is still commented out, I  
> think that this is equivalent to your original.  Of course, all that  
> really means it that I think it produces the same output.  I don't  
> have your input files to check (and I'm not really sure I have a  
> clue what it is really doing either).
>
> If you can directly try this new set, I'd be curious as to the  
> relative speed.  A few important notes:
> * the $darr was never referenced so why bother to initialize it
> * the multiple loops in stats06 have been collapsed
> * the various seed* loops now use strings directly
> * the parameters to statz32000 are strings rather that do somewhat  
> pointless conversions (and sample_sz of 999 would 'overflow' the  
> %02d into "999" anyway).  Some potential values won't work as  
> literals (try 08 as an example, or 012) since the leading 0 on a  
> literal means octal.
> * the more common boolean values are true (rather than TRUE) and  
> false and parentheses are not generally needed around the  
> conditional expression of an 'if'



A further modified version of statz which should changes the way IO is  
handled:

	http://pastie.org/222765

Let me know if this makes any difference.


Ellie

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