Really slow debugging execution

bhirt wrote on Fri Oct 29 00:37:13 MEST 2004:
I have a program that does a bunch of initialization stuff before it starts
into it's main event loop.  This initialization usually takes about 1 second.
 I tried running this program in debug mode without any breakpoints or watches,
just starting it up.   What normally takes 1 second took over four hours
to run.   The main java process reports 253 minutes of CPU time.  During
this time top/vmstat/iostat all reported 100 user time, no IO and no virtual

This is an a Fedora 1 intel box with a 2.8ghz pentium and 2gb of memory,
etc, etc, etc.

Any ideas on why I would see such a huge difference in performance?  

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