On Wed, 2 Oct 2013, cociuba mihai wrote:
with Gretl updated to the last CVS build (hall an hour ago) no change
the opening period on Ubuntu (almost 2 minutes).
Oof, in order to do some comparisons I defined out the new, fast
code, and I forgot to reverse that before doing the CVS commit. The
new code is activated as of now.
On Tue, Oct 1, 2013 at 6:59 PM, Allin Cottrell
> On Tue, 1 Oct 2013, cociuba mihai wrote:
>> I've opened the same session file on ubuntu 13.04 and windows xp
>> (virtualised on Ubuntu) and while on windows the session file is opened
>> almost instantly on ubuntu it takes almost 2 minutes and the CPU is at
>> 100%. is this a normal behavior?
>> ps: if necessary I can attached the session file
> Mihai sent me the session file (too big for the list), and the problem lay
> with reading back big matrices stored as XML. Our method was too slow. This
> is now speeded up greatly in gretl CVS and the new code will go into the
> snapshots shortly. (Actually I'm not sure why the read was much faster on
> Windows, maybe there are some highly optimized string functions in the
> C library.)
> Allin Cottrell
Department of Economics
Wake Forest University