[fpc-pascal] FPC now 3rd in shootout

Vincent Snijders vsnijders at quicknet.nl
Mon Nov 5 20:33:20 CET 2007

S. Fisher schreef:
> --- Florian Klaempfl <florian at freepascal.org> wrote:
>> S. Fisher schrieb:
>>> --- Marco van de Voort <marcov at stack.nl> wrote:
>>>>> http://shootout.alioth.debian.org/gp4/benchmark.php?test=all&lang=all
>>>>> The reason is that D's mean degraded from 1.40 to 1.43.  I wonder how
>>>>> that could happen.
>>>> They change often. Clean is also quite variable. I assume the
>> differences
>>>> are simply in the magnitude of the uncertainty of the measuring.
>>> I submitted this regex-dna program on 2007-10-31.  It's still in limbo:
>>> neither accepted nor rejected.
>> Did you do any benchmarking so far?
> It runs in about 0.25 seconds on a 3GHz machine using the
> 101,745 byte data file (the larger file doesn't seem to be
> available).  

You can generate the test file yourself using the fasta program, IIRC.

I wasn't concerned about optimizing for speed;
> it just seemed essential to supply the last missing program.

Well, it depends on you point of view.

It looks good to have all programs available.

If you want the improve the score, than the program should be not more 
than 1.4 times slower than the fastest program.


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