[rspec-users] Cucumber - Performance

aslak hellesoy aslak.hellesoy at gmail.com
Wed Jan 7 06:46:14 EST 2009

On Wed, Jan 7, 2009 at 10:31 AM, Colin Jack <colinjack at hotmail.com> wrote:

>  Hi,
> Small question on performance. I've just run the CS example provided with
> Cucumber and it took about 45-50 seconds before the first output appeared in
> the console, but once this first output had appeared the tests completed
> quickly.
> I'm wondering whether this is the expected performance or whether the plan
> is to optimize it at some time in the future?

The reason it's so slow is that IronRuby is slow. That's where the
optimisation will have to happen. It runs "fast" on JRuby, MRI and YARV.


> Ta,
> Colin
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