Pystone benchmark: Win vs. Linux (again)

Paul Rubin http
Sat Jan 29 03:01:42 EST 2005

Franco Fiorese <franco.fiorese at> writes:
>   * Windows XP Pro:  16566.7 pystones/second
>   * Linux (kernel 2.6.9 NPTL): 12346.2 pystones/second
> I have repeated the test, on Linux, also with other distributions and
> kernel but a relevant difference still exists with Windows offering a
> better performance.
> Is there any way, that you know, to get better performance under Linux?

I hate to say this but the Windows C compiler may be beating GCC in
output code.  Doing anything about it may require a lot of careful
profiling and tuning.

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