Comparsion of Execution Speeds

Simon Marlow
Mon, 13 Aug 2001 17:06:55 +0100

> Is anyone aware of publications relating the execution speeds of ghc
> compiled haskell programs to say C?
> I have once heard that the difference is about a factor of 10.

The difference varies wildly depending on the program.  But Doug
Bagely's programming language shootout has some interesting figures: