[Context] [Dev-luatex] Luatex 0.42.0 (a snapshot release)

Taco Hoekwater taco at elvenkind.com
Sat Jul 18 18:00:17 CEST 2009


Diego Depaoli wrote:
> 2009/7/18 Taco Hoekwater <taco at elvenkind.com>:
>> Yue Wang wrote:
>>
>>> In my humble opinion this is because TeX manages memory by it self...
>>> and maybe a 64bit memory word of packed data uses twice of memory as
>>> 32bits one.... I am not sure.
>> It could be because web2c by default declares the integer type as
>> "long int" on 64-bit platforms, and that that is what makes everything
>> twice the size, but the --enable-dump-share argument to configure is
>> supposed to prevent it from doing so, so it seems something odd is
>> going on. Can you try to check the sizeof(integer) within a debugger?
>>
>> (the 64bit linux is indeed faster than the 32bit linux on the same
>> hardware)
> There is anywhere a benchmark file?

Not really, I just run the luatexref-t.tex document for timing tests.

Best wishes,
Taco




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