[Rubyinstaller-devel] 1.9 gem env is far slower than on 1.8?

Luis Lavena luislavena at gmail.com
Sat Aug 8 19:58:10 EDT 2009


On Sat, Aug 8, 2009 at 1:45 PM, Roger Pack<rogerdpack at gmail.com> wrote:
> Currently when I run "gem env" on a windows machine
>
> with 1.8.6 it takes [~80 gems installed]
>
> real    0m0.360s
>
> with 1.9.1 [~80 gems]
>
> real    0m1.610s
>
> with 1.9.2 [~40 gems]
>
> real    0m1.140s
>
> [all with 1.3.5 installed]
>
> Not so for Linux--1.9.2 seems slightly faster than 1.8.6 for its gem list.
>
> Anybody have any inkling as to what's going on here?

All the IO operations has been noticeably slower with 1.9 on Windows,
perhaps related to Unicode layer and additional processing needs to
perform over all the gemspec files.
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