[XeTeX] performance on Windows machines
kakuto at fsci.fuk.kindai.ac.jp
Tue Sep 12 09:09:40 CEST 2006
> > I'm amazed at the speed of xetex. XeTeX for W32 binary is
> > not optimized, while pdftex for W32 is optimized:
> > xetex --proctimes texbook
> > Time statistics: user mode=2328 ms, kernel mode=125 ms, total=2453 ms.
> > pdftex --proctimes texbook
> > Time statistics: user mode=2828 ms, kernel mode=187 ms, total=3015 ms.
> No, this isn't the whole story: --proctimes is (presumably) only
> reporting the time for the actual xetex process.
Oops! Exactly so.
( xetex + xdvipdfmx time / pdftex time ) was about 1.5.
Probably the large ratio is due to the optimization effects.
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