Array definition/generation performs much slower in V11.2 than in previous versions

Document ID : KB000084905
Last Modified Date : 14/04/2018
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Issue:
Error Message :
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Performance issue in 11.2 compared to 9.00A when using large arrays in a script.

A simple script like:
 
:DEFINE &PRE_LF_STR#, string, 9999:DEFINE &PRE_LF_FILES#, string, 9999

generated in V9 in ~0.3 seconds while it takes ~19 seconds in V11.2.
 
Cause:
Cause type:
Defect
Root Cause: Performance of :DEFINE and :CLEAR was bad with large arrays.
Resolution:
Update to a fix version listed below or a newer version if available.
 

Fix Status: Released

Fix Version(s):
Component: Automation Engine Server and Initial Data

Automation Engine 12.1.0 - Available
Automation Engine 12.0.4 - Available
Automation Engine 11.2.6 - Available
Additional Information:
Workaround :
N/A