Registerised x86_64 port: test version available
duncan.coutts at worc.ox.ac.uk
Tue Mar 8 10:59:08 EST 2005
On Tue, 2005-03-08 at 15:16 +0000, Simon Marlow wrote:
> I've put up an x86_64/Linux registerised build for testing here:
> This is a binary distribution: ./configure && make -k install. The -k
> is necessary because it doesn't have all the docs. It was built on
> Fedora FC3. Note it claims version 6.4, but actually it's 6.4.20050308.
> Still no GHCi, no foreign export dynamic, no native code gen. But it
> seems to work (this is a stage 3 build).
For someone with an amd64 and some spare time:
So the burning question is: do all those extra registers help? Does
Haskell code run faster in 64bit mode or 32bit mode?
Performance graphs on a postcard to the usual address...
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