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Date: Fri, 13 Mar 2015 16:26:10 -0400
From: John Mudd <>
To: musl <>
Cc: John Mudd <>
Subject: Re: musl 14x slower?

I think I found the cause. I added --enable-cassert Postgres option when
building Postgres with musl. This makes more sense.

On Fri, Mar 13, 2015 at 3:53 PM, John Mudd <> wrote:

> Please cc me on replies.
> I built Postgres with musl. I used version 1.1.0. That works well and I've
> been distributing musl Postgres in production.
> I still have an install running a previous build using standard libc from
> and old 2.4 kernel build. The "native" build runs 14x faster. And this is
> not trying to do anything fancy, just sequentially reading records from a
> 400 MB Postgres table.
> native: 0:25
> musl: 5:42
> I know my musl version is dated but is this slow performance to be
> expected?
> John

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