Re: Comparing speeds of 1.2 and 2.0!
- To: mathgroup at yoda.physics.unc.edu
- Subject: Re: Comparing speeds of 1.2 and 2.0!
- From: lemson at ux1.cso.uiuc.edu (David Lemson)
- Date: Thu, 26 Sep 1991 02:42:22 GMT
LWRIGHT at hmcvax.CLaremont.EDU (Mr. Mathematica Man) writes: >I performed the following tests comparing version 1.2 and version 2.0 of >Mathematica after Barry Merriman's recent post to the newsgroup. I performed >on two different machines and for different numbers of multiplications. In all >cases, version 2.0 was faster for me. It is possible that there is something >special with the NeXT and its new operating system. That is right. If you upgrade to NeXT OS v2.1, many floating point bugs will be fixed, and 2.0 will run more quickly than 1.2 in all instances. This is on the mma 2.0 bug sheet I got today with my new copy of mma for NeXT 2.0. -- David Lemson University of Illinois NeXT Campus Consultant / CSO NeXT Lab Sys Admin Internet : lemson at uiuc.edu UUCP :...!uiucuxc!uiucux1!lemson NeXTMail : lemson at sumter.cso.uiuc.edu BITNET : LEMSON at UIUCVMD