I compiled, .BAC, my TAPE06 program.
DIR TAPE06.* Name .Ext Size Prot Date SY:[1,2] TAPE06.BAS 10 < 60> 01-Jan-99 TAPE06.BAC 35C <124> 01-Jan-99 Total of 45 blocks in 2 files in SY:[1,2] Ready
I didn’t seem any faster for my small test…1000 records…about 3 seconds. I don’t remember perhaps compile is more about protecting the code.