On Tue, Dec 6, 2011 at 1:44 AM, Matthew Mondor <email@example.com>
On Tue, 6 Dec 2011 00:27:26 +0100
The few tests to look closer at seem to be: BIGNUM/PARI-200-5,
MANDELBROT/DFLOAT, FACTORIAL, FFT, WALK-LIST/SEQ, SUM-PERMUTATIONS.
I can also see a very slight preformance regression shown by the PI-*
benchmarks, nothing major
There was a problem with gnuplot. I was printing floating point numbers with the wrong exponent character and the plots got messed up. Now they should be ok: FFT is one of the benchmarks that improved most!
Is there an easy way for users to reproduce these benchmarks and
generate plots? I remember that when trying some benchmark suite I had
some trouble to set it up, but it was a while ago. It'd be nice to
have a comparision between official release versions too once the next
release it out.
It is a collection of hacks, plus fixes of Eric's benchmarks, so that they also run on ECL, catch errors, etc. I uploaded a tarball with the current version of those files here
This reminds me that the releases are rare, and that the CVS/GIT
snapshots continue to pretend to be the same version over long periods
of time, which is confusing when users submit bug reports
This only partially true. Right now ECL uses also the VCS (git) commit id to identify itself. This distinguishes the different versions and allows me to better find out what changes the user has.