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Re: [firstname.lastname@example.org: Cygwin-1.5.5 sscanf on floats: 20 times slower than 2 years ago]
- From: Wayne Hayes <wayne at cs dot toronto dot edu>
- To: newlib at sources dot redhat dot com
- Cc: cygwin at cygwin dot com
- Date: Mon, 17 Nov 2003 13:05:43 -0500
- Subject: Re: [email@example.com: Cygwin-1.5.5 sscanf on floats: 20 times slower than 2 years ago]
>Since scanf and the floating point arithmetic is implemented in newlib,
>I've redirected this message there. Does anybody have an idea, what
>could slow down float scanning in sscanf by a factor of 20?
Thanks! Just to be pedentic, I realized that it's worse than a factor of 20.
My *entire simulation* slows down by a factor of 20; there's significant
other computation in it. So the scanf slowdown is probably closer to
hundreds of times. *Something* fishy must be going on. :-)
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