Performance Issues

Duane Clark dclark at
Tue Jun 1 17:20:18 CDT 2004

Ewert, Mark wrote:
> Hi All,
> I have a simulation tool that runs under windows NT/2K directly from the 
> DOS command shell. When running it on a Windows machine I get 200 
> cycle/s. When running it on Linux via Wine I get ~10 cycle/s. I didn’t 
> realize Wine would have such a negative performance impact. Is there any 
> way to trace where the performance bottleneck is? I actually don’t have 
> access to the source of the simulation tool, so any optimizations would 
> have to be done directly in Wine. I should also mention that to get this 
> application to work with Wine I had to copy over the Microsoft visual 
> c++ dll: msvcp60.dll. Would this somehow be impacting the execution 
> performance?

Have you also copied over a Windows msvcrt.dll, and configured Wine to 
use it? This can have a tremendous impact on processor intensive tasks.

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