[tex-live] Identifying the cause of slow compilation

Zdenek Wagner zdenek.wagner at gmail.com
Thu Mar 12 13:25:42 CET 2015

How about unplugging the ethernet cable during the test? Wireshark shows me
that we have a lot of traffic in our network. I am not sure whether it can
affect performance, maybe the difference will be negligible but it may be
worth trying.

Zdeněk Wagner

2015-03-12 13:18 GMT+01:00 Philip Taylor <P.Taylor at rhul.ac.uk>:

> Zdenek Wagner wrote:
> > If a file is useful both for plain XeTeX and XeLaTeX, it should be IMHO
> > in generic. Shouldn't it be reported as a bug?
> Well, probably :-)  But I am rather more keen to get to the bottom of
> this performance problem.  I think the next step will be to see if I can
> capture the filtered output from Process Monitor and then subject it to
> a rigorous statistical analysis -- I have already disabled all
> anti-virus/anti-malware stuff with zero effect (other than, perhaps, to
> have let some nasties in when I wasn't watching ...).
> ** Phil.
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