PHP API vs. PHP calling a shell script

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PHP API vs. PHP calling a shell script

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I was considering writing a bunch of ImageMagick code as a shell script so not only PHP but even Applescript could call them, but I'm worried about performance. Has anyone compared straight PHP running ImageMagick vs. PHP calling a shell script, even particularly on OS X Leopard? I'd love the flexibility of a shell script, but need to be able to process things quickly. I'm running an XServe with 8 cores/3GHz, with 32GB of RAM.

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