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Re: libtool awfully slow on MacOSX?

From: F J Franklin
Subject: Re: libtool awfully slow on MacOSX?
Date: Thu, 28 Jun 2001 09:49:59 +0100 (BST)

On Wed, 27 Jun 2001, Tim Van Holder wrote:

> > libtool is taking 30-40s to execute on my 366MHz iBook running Mac OS X,
> > compared with approx. 2s on my 166MHz x86 running Linux, and I'm pretty
> > sure it was even quicker still on my iBook when *that* was running Linux,
> > so:
> > 
> > Is it just me & mine, or is there some reason libtool is very slow on
> > Mac OS X?
> It might be due to the fact that OS X' /bin/sh is zsh, while Linux uses
> bash.  There have been reports of zsh having terrible performance with
> the autoconf test suite, so that may be your problem here as well.
> Try setting SHELL to point to bash.

Thanks for the suggestion. Using bash, libtool averages out at about 4s.

Regards, Frank

Francis James Franklin

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