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Re: Memory residence
From: Andrew Haley <email@example.com>
> firstname.lastname@example.org writes:
> > I measured the time to start up Eclipse 3.1M6 with Sun JDK, IBM JDK
> > and GCJ 4.0 on a linux computer. GCJ 4.0 and a compiled version of
> > Eclipse is part of development version of Fedora Core 4.
> > Sun JDK 1.5.0_03: a little over 11 sec.
> > IBM JDK 1.4.2 SR1a: 15 sec.
> > GCJ 4.0: 27 sec.
> > Anyway, GCJ-compiled native binary took much time to start up.
> For what it's worth, we haven't been able to duplicate this. Our
> tests have shown the startup time of Eclipse under gcj to be good.
I got the numbers on Linux running on VMware and VMware affected the
numbers. I got similar results even on Linux running directly on
Sun JDK 1.5.0_03: 8 sec
IBM JDK 1.4.2 SR1a: 10.5 sec
GCJ 4.0: 19 sec
Kazuyuki Shudo email@example.com http://www.shudo.net/