POV-Ray : Newsgroups : povray.beta-test : Restructured Parser wants Testing : Re: Restructured Parser wants Testing Server Time
26 Nov 2022 20:42:48 EST (-0500)
  Re: Restructured Parser wants Testing  
From: Thomas de Groot
Date: 22 May 2018 06:57:31
Message: <5b03f79b$1@news.povray.org>
On 22-5-2018 12:46, clipka wrote:
> Thomas de Groot <tho### [at] degrootorg> wrote:
>> On 22-5-2018 2:28, clipka wrote:
>>> Please give this version a thorough shakedown, with focus on parsing:
>>
>> A test of a scene comprising a height_field, media clouds, and 4000
>> cubes distributed on the hf (a scene I am working on at this moment).
>> Tested with (1) the experimental 3.8 version; (2) UberPOV patch 3.71;
>> (3) version 3.71.
>>
>> See attachment for parser details.
>>
>> Is this what you want?
> 
> I'm not really interested in individual scenes, unless they demonstrate a
> problem with the new version. More a general "wow that's fast" or "uh, that's
> slow" feedback.

Ok. So it this particular case, the parser was slower (29s. vs 4sec).

> 
> Also, when testing parser performance, remember parsing a "cold" file tends to
> take longer than a "hot" one.
> 

Can you explain hot vs cold?

-- 
Thomas


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