Compiling data

Arjan van IJzendoorn afie at
Thu May 27 08:17:28 EDT 2004

Hi Ketil,

> For a benchmark, I'd like to include a bit of data in the form of a
> list of integer matrices (i.e. [[[Int]]]).  While I have about 10000 of
> them, sized about twenty square, even 100 of them takes extremely
> long to compile.  Is there a trick to make this faster?

Could you put the data in a file and then read it in?

main = do 
    contents <- readFile "aLotOfNumbers.txt"
    let hugeMatrix = ( read contents ) :: [[[Int]]]

Cheers, Arjan

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