[Maxima] performance in 64 bits machines.
ulrich at pukruppa.net
Fri Sep 21 11:00:49 CDT 2007
On Fri, 21 Sep 2007, Raymond Toy (RT/EUS) wrote:
> P.U.Kruppa wrote:
>> On Thu, 20 Sep 2007, Raymond Toy (RT/EUS) wrote:
>>>>>>>> "Miguel" == Miguel Marco <mmarco at unizar.es> writes:
>>> Miguel> I guess that numerical routine should take advance of the
>>> Miguel> extra precission easily, but i have no clue about the
>>> Miguel> internals of symbolic manipulation algorithms.
>>> All of these could be tested fairly easily by someone running maxima
>>> on a 64-bit machine with a 64-bit Lisp. The timings for the test suite
>>> would give some indication.
>> I am running maxima-5.12.0 based on 64 bit CLISP 2.41 on an AMD Athlon 64
>> (3 GHz, 2 GB RAM). My OS is FreeBSD-7.0 .
>> Problem is: what and how could we test, and what should it be compared to?
>> Also I have to admit I don't do any "serious" computations. I merely use
>> maxima to prepare my students homeworks and examinations.
>> Though - tell me, if I can be of any help.
> One option is to just run the test suite with a 64-bit Clisp and and a 32-bit
> Clisp and see how long each takes.
- which test suite and
- how to take time?
Peter Ulrich Kruppa
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