Re: Program effeciency due to comments..

From: Michael Heiming (
Date: 10/24/03

Date: Fri, 24 Oct 2003 19:51:21 +0200

phud <> wrote:

> Hey.

> Let's say you have a shell script which all in all is 10000 lines, and
> of those, 2000 lines are comments.


> Anyone got any idea?

Yep, you strip of the comments and try it out:

$ time script_com
$ time script_uncom

You need to run both a few times, depending on how clever your OS
caches the file, there should be a difference, between the first
and the later runs.

Later you show us what happened.

Good luck

Michael Heiming
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