Subject: Re: executable speed depends of where is executable!?!!
To: Wojciech Puchar <email@example.com>
From: Bill Studenmund <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 07/30/2001 11:11:52
On Sun, 29 Jul 2001, Wojciech Puchar wrote:
> when i compress some sound file using installed lame (in
> /usr/pkg/bin/lame) build from pkgsrc (lame-3.87, netbsd-1.5.1) i've got
> such times
> 205.08 real 200.39 user 1.51 system
> when did the same but with /usr/src/pkgsrc/audio/lame/work/lame3.87/lame
> (which is after strip byte-to-byte the same as /usr/pkg/bin/lame) i've got
> 222.28 real 218.31 user 1.51 system
> result is repeatable, no other tasks were going.
> could someone explain it or should i believe in magic?
Are they on different file systems?
Where are the binaries on disk? Different parts of disk drives do give
different access rates.