>>>>> "Jochen" == Jochen Wiedmann <joe@stripped> writes:
Jochen> peter.hrobar@stripped wrote:
>> I'm using a Perl version which was compiled on my own machine. The MySQL is
>> coming from a binary distribution as it's much faster ( at least the
>> documentation is said that ) in a pre-compiled version.
Jochen> Nonsense, roll your own and recompile DBD::mysql.
The precompiled version is compiled with gcc 2.9 (from the GnuPRO
toolkit). It's about 10 % faster than if you compile your own MySQL
version with egcs or pgcc.
(If you don't use the right compiler options (as documented in the
MySQL manual), the speed difference may be up to 30 % !)