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Re: gnome-terminal benchmark



On Fri, May 28, 2004 at 02:19:42PM -0400, Owen Taylor wrote:
> But is it interesting to time the startup time of gnome-terminal? While
> that's perhaps an interesting benchmark as well, it has little
> correlation with questions like "how fast will my kernel compile
> go when run in gnome-terminal"?

But will cat end after all output has been displayed or before? (Due to
pipe buffers.)

> If we are measuring wall clock time, timing the cat command seems
> to be pretty appropriate.
> 
> If we are measuring CPU usage, then we need to find CPU usage from
> the terminal *and* from the X server, so we already need to use a
> tool like oprofile that can get a global view.

I agree.

Regards,
Luciano Rocha

-- 
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