I installed Instant Rails on a variety of WinXP systems. I find that
running commands like “ruby script/generate model xyz” run very
slowly…anywhere from 4 seconds to 20 seconds (intolerable). I’m not
talking about running an app via apache or fastcgi or mongrel…I’m just
trying to generate models and controllers, run rake, etc.
Some of the slower machines are around 2GHz and have only 512M of
memory. I realize they won’t be as fast as my machine with 3GHz and 2GB
memory, but I wouldn’t think they would be that slow!
For what it is worth, my faster machine also runs linux, and things seem
to run much faster under linux that under WinXP.
Any ideas on making the WinXP stuff faster are appreciated.