[Mono-devel-list] Language Shootout - problems with Mono times

Isaac Gouy igouy2 at yahoo.com
Wed Sep 1 10:34:48 EDT 2004

--- Ben Maurer <bmaurer at ximian.com> wrote:
> Whenever I do performance testing, I take the `real' time. the user
> time is unreliable. 
> 1) Make sure my CPU is pretty idle.
> 2) Run my test 5-10 times
> 3) Take the *lowest* time (wall clock time)

Shootout tests 5 times and takes lowest of user-time + sys time
user-time has seemed reasonable for everything but Mono

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