[kaffe] 1.1.0 Interpreter Performance

Helmer Krämer hkraemer at freenet.de
Wed Jun 11 03:18:01 PDT 2003

On Wed, 11 Jun 2003 12:07:10 +0200
"Kevin D. Kissell" <kevink at mips.com> wrote:

> Our of curiousity, I configured the MIPS/Linux interpretive kaffe
> with --disable-debug, for speed, and ran the Embedded CaffeieneMark
> benchmark.  Comparing the result with an equivalent 1.0.7-based build,
> we can see that a bunch of things have improved a little, some things
> have stayed the same, and that something has slowed down dramatically
> in string handling which more than cancells all the other improvements.
> [ test results skipped ]

If you've got some time to waste, it'd be nice if you could
compare the performance of 1.0.7's System.arraycopy() with
the performance of 1.1.0's System.arraycopy() (nothing serious,
just create a huge array and measure how long it takes to
copy that array).


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