[sword-devel] engine profiling

SonWon sonwon.1 at gmail.com
Tue Jul 22 14:45:53 MST 2008

Has anyone considered compressing each chapter individually.  The space 
savings is not as large but not that bad and the performance gain is 

Karl Kleinpaste wrote:
> "Troy A. Griffitts" <scribe at crosswire.org> writes:
>> The difference between iterating the KJV 
>> (heavily tagged OSIS zText) and GerLut (reasonably tagged GBF RawText) 
>> without filters involved, was about 5x speed difference (12.9s vs. 2.7s).
> I have wondered now and again about a utility which would do a one-time
> decompress with a requisite update of .conf, after the fashion of
> mkfastmod (that is to say, as a distinct step of maintaining one's
> modules), just to step past the "compressed module => slow performance"
> problem entirely.
> I understand the need for compressed support for the sake of reduced
> download times as well as not being wasteful for folks on space-limited
> platforms.  But for those of us using modern systems where monster discs
> have become routine, disc space costs nothing, and the performance
> trade-off is obvious.
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