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Re: Performance tracking

From: dsmich
Subject: Re: Performance tracking
Date: Sun, 6 May 2012 6:38:10 -0400

---- "Ludovic Courtès" <address@hidden> wrote: 
> Hi!
> <address@hidden> skribis:
> > ---- Noah Lavine <address@hidden> wrote: 
> >> It appears to me (anecdotally) that most of the build time is spent
> >> compiling Scheme code, rather than C code.
> >> 
> >> One idea I had been toying with is whether Guile could compile faster
> >> if it had another copy of Guile already around, so it could skip the
> >> portion of compile-time where the interpreter is running the compiler.
> >
> > This is what the GUILE_FOR_BUILD env var is for.
> It’s actually only used when cross-compiling.
> Ludo’.

Ahh.  That explains why I've never seen much speed improvement when using it. 



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