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Re: Why is Windows 100 times slower than Linux when growing a large scalar?

by explorer (Chaplain)
on Nov 30, 2009 at 22:51 UTC ( #810278=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Why is Windows 100 times slower than Linux when growing a large scalar?

Other example:

for ( 1 .. 100_000 ) { $x .= ('x' x 1_000); }
Linux: 0.4 seconds. Windows: 20 minutes.

Updated: this code was discovered at August 2007.

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