[Mono-list] Poor RSACryptoServiceProvider performance

Miguel de Icaza miguel@ximian.com
20 Feb 2003 23:47:37 -0500


> - The performance of the RSACryptoServiceProvider seems abysmal. Just
> starting up and reading a key using FromXmlString is really really slow,
> like orders of magnitude slower than under XP/.NET. Any ideas why this
> might be? Is there a profiler for Mono?

Mono includes a profiler in its JIT engine.  use:

	mono --profile program.exe

To turn on profiling.  This does both function and memory allocation
profiling.  This is one of the beauties of instrumenting code ;-)