[Mono-list] Computer Language Shootout Benchmarks

Miguel de Icaza miguel@ximian.com
Tue, 15 Mar 2005 05:46:45 -0500


> On the benchmark tests like CLI-Grande (port of Java-Grande), Scimark, and so 
> forth, I have not seen an overall speed increase in approximately the past 
> year. I suspect that on average, Mono 1.1.4 will not be any faster than 
> 1.0.6. In fact, with -O=all, recent releases are actually slower than older 
> ones. (The ssapre optimization in particular seems to slow things down 
> substantially.)

SciMark tests one particular set of patterns, not every pattern. 

You are correct that improvements are not visible there, as the
roadblock is the register allocation (which is being redone, for post
Mono 1.2).