> > What I can't understand is why Carl-Adam's C# code was so
> > enormously much slower (why are you mumbling 77 times faster when
> > in fact it is closer to a thousand times?), but I guess it is to
> > be expected from a M$ invention...
> This also may be due to the fact it use the date() function, not
> the real run time.
Nonetheless, my grep through 400000 lines of kernel source took just
1.8 seconds of actual elapsed (as in real-world) time, as opposed to
12 seconds of elapsed time for 120000 lines, so even in that regard it
processes lines at a speed factor of about 20.