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Re: perl 5.8.0 perlio

by vladb (Vicar)
on Jul 20, 2002 at 17:04 UTC ( #183622=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to perl 5.8.0 perlio

My early benchmarks show it to be 10x faster than a simple buffer created with tie and 20x faster than String::IO!

Sounds interesting.. I'd appreciate it if you could post your benchmark code.

I haven't yet looked at perl 5.8.0 but looking at comments made by other developers the improvements are quite exciting. For one, I believe that Perl's use of it's own IO subsystem in place of that provided by the underlying OS will make Perl even more platform independant.

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Re: Re: perl 5.8.0 perlio
by Felonious (Chaplain) on Jul 20, 2002 at 18:45 UTC
    Well, yet again I've posted as the AM by mistake, and cannot edit my node:( So, one correction, everywhere I wrote String::IO, that should of course be IO::String.

    Now, here's the benchmarks...

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