ghc -fasm declared not too shabby
Donald Bruce Stewart
dons at cse.unsw.edu.au
Thu Mar 1 01:58:37 EST 2007
Got some initial nobench numbers for ghc head -fvia-C versus -fasm, on
Overall all of nobench, ghc -fasm averages 3% slower. Not too shabby!
There's some wider variation on the microbenchmarks in the imaginary
one case 20% faster, another 30% slower, average 2% slower.
On real programs though, 3% slower on average.
The big benefit of course, no perl, no gcc and faster compilation times.
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