First cut not the deepest?

Holger Bettag hobold at
Fri Mar 23 14:38:23 CET 2007

On Fri, 23 Mar 2007, Jim White wrote:

> Using either a static or shared library built for a
> Pentium 4 under MinGW, I am consistently getting a
> series of times that increase fairly quickly, then
> seem to stabilise at just under twice the time taken
> for the first set.
Pentium IV? Probably a thermal problem, where the processor is throttled 
to prevent overheating. Check the processor and case fans; one of them 
might be stuck.


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