[racket] tool performance: Windows vs Linux

From: Ryan Davis (zenspider at gmail.com)
Date: Tue Dec 23 19:38:50 EST 2014

> On Dec 21, 2014, at 21:02, Neil Van Dyke <neil at neilvandyke.org> wrote:
> Offhand, I don't know why you're seeing such a big difference, then.
> Regarding various ways that filesystem is cached in RAM, I consistently see a big improvement in Racket startup times when there's caching.  Maybe you're using SSD?  This is typical for my setup:

I know that ruby had some _severe_ performance regressions on windows oriented around dirglobs back in the day. You might want to poke around and see what they changed. It might be related.

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