[racket] datum-intern-literal and lists?

From: Robby Findler (robby at eecs.northwestern.edu)
Date: Tue Jun 26 23:27:39 EDT 2012

On Tue, Jun 26, 2012 at 10:05 PM, Eli Barzilay <eli at barzilay.org> wrote:
> 6 hours ago, Danny Yoo wrote:
>> [Note: I find a place in Scribble that might help improve speed by
>> about 15%.  See below.]
>> I'll tried adding the fast path computation, with no effective
>> difference. The statistical profiler is not working well in this
>> instance.
> Any idea why?  Did you trace everything under a custodian to catch all
> threads etc, and ran without places?

Does the profiler have any way to analyze how accurate it is when it
says "15%"? How un/lucky does it get?

>> I did not expect steps 2 and 3 to take that much time, but according
>> to (time ...), they take a significant amount of time.  Out of the
>> 26 seconds on my machine, it takes about four seconds to do step 2,
>> and another three seconds to do step 3.
>> So about 15% of the time in html-render is spent coersing xexprs to
>> xml structure! [...]
> And how much is that time compared to the overall time of starting
> with the .scrbl sources and ending with the final html pages?

Not a lot, but we're at the point where we're not going to find big,
simple changes!


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