Compilation time using TeXLive 2019 under WSL in window 10

Akira Kakuto kakuto at
Sat Jul 27 00:14:23 CEST 2019

> I know that TeXLive is faster in Linux because of the access to
> disk, libraries and others (I use fedora habitually), the curious
> thing is that when using Ubuntu (under WSL) it runs faster than
> the native version of Win10, the difference when using "pdflatex"
> is quite big. Can any of the members of the list explain to me why?

Windows native binaries have many aditional codes.
Thus they are inevitably slow.


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