console vs. rxvt vs. xterm vs. emacs buffer: Output speed

Uli Fahrenberg uli at math.auc.dk
Fri Jul 16 05:38:58 PDT 2004


Archaic, Jul 16, 06:29 -0600:

> On Fri, Jul 16, 2004 at 10:49:36AM +0200, Uli Fahrenberg wrote:
> >
> > Running latex && bibtex &&latex && latex in an emacs buffer takes 20.6
> > seconds real time with my current size-of-file. Running the same in rxvt
> > takes only 12.5 seconds! For xterm the number is 25 seconds, and for
> > console it's 11.1 seconds.
>
> The moral of the story is, stick to console! ;)

If I ever find decent dvi and ps viewers that don't demand X, I'll stop
using X immediately. Any suggestions?



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