[racket-dev] Surprising timings for loading Typed Racket

From: Sam Tobin-Hochstadt (samth at ccs.neu.edu)
Date: Thu Jul 12 13:08:21 EDT 2012

On Thu, Jul 12, 2012 at 11:49 AM, Matthew Flatt <mflatt at cs.utah.edu> wrote:
> I think the difference is GC variance due to the order that modules get
> loaded. If I try
>  time racket -W debug -l racket/base -t tnull.rkt
>  time racket -W debug -l racket/base -t rlnull.rkt
> then the times are extremely close, and I also see very similar GC times.

I see these results too.  That's good to know, but somewhat
frustrating for me, since there's not much I can do about this.  Is
the difference here something that would be affected by setting the
nursery size at startup (if Racket had a way to do that)?
sam th
samth at ccs.neu.edu

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