Measuring performance of GHC

Joachim Breitner mail at
Tue Dec 6 22:20:37 UTC 2016


Am Dienstag, den 06.12.2016, 17:14 -0500 schrieb Ben Gamari:
> Joachim Breitner <mail at> writes:
> > Hi,
> > 
> > Am Dienstag, den 06.12.2016, 19:27 +0000 schrieb Michal Terepeta:
> > > (isn't that's what is doing?)
> > 
> > for compiler performance, it only reports the test suite perf test
> > number so far.
> > 
> > If someone modifies the nofib runner to give usable timing results for
> > the compiler, I can easily track these numbers as well.
> > 
> I have a module [1] that does precisely this for the PITA project (which
> I still have yet to put up on a public server; I'll try to make time for
> this soon).

Are you saying that the compile time measurements of a single run of
the compiler are actually useful? I’d expect we first have to make
nofib call the compiler repeatedly.

Also, shouldn’t this then become part of nofib-analye?


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