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KernelTrap: ConTest Goes C

Jan 22, 2003, 07:00 (4 Talkback[s])


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"Con Kolivas recently announced that his ConTest benchmark has been completely rewritten by Aggelos Economopoulos in C. The new version, v0.60, has been consolidated into one executable from several bash scripts, offers compatibility with FreeBSD, and now comes with a useful man page (under the BUGS heading, the man page simply and humorously reports 'yes').

"Read on for Con's announcement, as well as some discussion regarding the move away from scripts. Scrolling to the end of the discussion you can view one of the first tests Con released with this new version of his benchmarking tool. Note that the new performance numbers are not directly comparable with the old..."

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