[racket] Thread creation slow?

From: Matthew Flatt (mflatt at cs.utah.edu)
Date: Sun Aug 19 10:26:02 EDT 2012

At Sat, 18 Aug 2012 22:40:19 -0400, Danny Yoo wrote:
> > If the 1 minute versus 1 second is accurate, then there was a 60x
> > performance difference in the beginning and Matthew managed to improve
> > it by a factor of 5 or even slightly over 6 when tuning, so it seems
> > to me Racket would still be slower by 10x.
> I checked with the blog author a few days ago, and he reports that one of
> his test programs runs significantly slower under the development version
> of Racket vs. 5.2.1, after these changes:
> cxwangyi <http://cxwangyi.wordpress.com/> says:
> August 15, 2012 at 7:53
> am<http://cxwangyi.wordpress.com/2012/07/29/chinese-whispers-in-racket-and-go/#c
> omment-478>
> Thanks for the update, and I am now looking forward to v5.3.0.18.
> One more thing: I just compared v5.2.1 with v5.3.0.17, and found the latter
> runs times slower.

Version is before the repair. Still, the results for v5.2.1
and v5.3.0.17 should have been the same, so I've followed up there to
ask for more information.

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