adding breakpoint to program slows it down a factor of 250x
15 views (last 30 days)
I observed this in a larger program, then created a simple test case to ask this question.
The following program takes 0.038 seconds to execute without any breakpoints.
But if I set a breakpoint at the line of code for z=1, it takes 9.3 seconds to execute.
Is this normal? Is my system corrupted somehow? Any feedback much appreciated.
Rebooting the computer doesn't make a difference. I have 32G of RAM available so that shouldn't be the problem. Not sure what other knobs are available to try to get better performance.
More Answers (1)
Teja Muppirala on 18 Dec 2012
Might I suggest using the KEYBOARD command? It's a bit simpler than setting up dbstops and trys and catches, and works just as fast.