[Ecls-list] About the myth of slow starting

Juan Jose Garcia-Ripoll juanjose.garciaripoll at googlemail.com
Sat Jun 5 15:34:51 UTC 2010

On Sat, Jun 5, 2010 at 5:26 PM, Stas Boukarev <stassats at gmail.com> wrote:

> > https://sourceforge.net/news/?group_id=30035&id=287636
> SBCL has quite a large core, so unless it's cached by FS loading it
> isn't so fast.
> With caches dropped (echo 3 > /proc/sys/vm/drop_caches) ECL is actually
>  faster than SBCL at start.

Indeed, this is normally my experience in OS X, but I did not want to offer
the "best" or "biased" numbers. Instead I just took a system where SBCL has
to perform well (Linux) and ECL does not do so bad.


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