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

Isaac Gouy igouy2 at yahoo.com
Wed Sep 1 11:20:51 EDT 2004

--- Paolo Molaro <lupus at ximian.com> wrote:
> I'm not sure how we could help, here: this looks like a libc/kernel
> bug in resource usage accounting. Maybe mono's usage of threads
> confuses it.

Are we talking about the 'helper process'? 
What do you mean by "mono's usage of threads"?

> I'm sure the kernel guys would love to hear about how a user process
> may defeat resource constraints (if it is indeed a kernel bug:-).

> Could you try with different kernel versions (which version do you
> have?). On my I always get user+sys much smaller than real
> time.

My ancient Linux 2.4.19 Gentoo gives both sensible results and too
small  results. (Not sure which version the other guys are using.)

> Note that, for example, time on MacOSX seems to report sensible time
> results when running the same test with mono.

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