Kaffe 1.0b5

Marc Stiegler marcs@skyhunter.com
Fri, 22 Oct 1999 10:38:31 -0700

Markm and I saw one other performance analysis that suggests that hotspot
really smokes--but only after getting "warmed up", i.e., only after having
executed the code enough times to squeeze out some smart optimizations.


----- Original Message -----
From: Ka-Ping Yee <ping@lfw.org>
To: Mark S. Miller <markm@caplet.com>
Cc: Paul Snively <psnively@earthlink.net>; e-lang <e-lang@eros-os.org>
Sent: Friday, October 22, 1999 9:33 AM
Subject: Re: Kaffe 1.0b5

> On Fri, 22 Oct 1999, Mark S. Miller wrote:
> > Any idea if the benchmarks shown on http://www.volano.com/report.html
> > are pre or post that improvement?  Kaffe is the best performing open
> > source java shown on that page, but as you'll see, that's, uh, less
> > impressive than it sounds.
> Indeed.  The charts are quite revealing, and in particular the almost
> neglegible improvement of HotSpot over plain JDK is most disappointing!
> -- ?!ng
> "The biggest cause of trouble in the world today is that the stupid people
> are so sure about things and the intelligent folk are so full of doubts."
>     -- Bertrand Russell