A question about differences in performance between Mac and Windows

jbv at souslelogo.com jbv at souslelogo.com
Fri Aug 28 11:34:06 CEST 2015


Hi list

I have a standalone used as a frontal for requests to a DB. The results
are compressed and base64encoded by a LC script on the server, and the
standalone displays them in a table field after base64decode and
decompress.
On Mac, the process takes 0.25 second to 1 second (when the amount of data
is important).
On Windows 7, it takes at least 3 to 4 secs, no matter how much data.

Is there any rational explanation for that, and possibly a way to speed up
things on Windows ?
My guess is that some system librairies are called for base64decode and
decompress, which are significantly slower on Windows...

Thanks
jbv




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