6.8.1-candidate tested

Simon Marlow simonmarhaskell at gmail.com
Thu Oct 18 06:33:52 EDT 2007

Serge D. Mechveliani wrote:
> Dear GHC developers,
> I have tested  ghc-  on DoCon and on 
> Dumatel.  
> It looks all right
> (except the bug-candidate for -O which is common to all GHC versions
> and which I recently reported
> ).
> On DoCon,  ghc-  
> 1) builds the project 2-3 times faster than  ghc-6.6.1,  
> 2) its produced  .a  code is  1.6  times larger,

I have noticed binary sizes increasing by around 20% on the nofib suite 
too.  We've discovered one issue with some dictionaries not being inlined 
when we would expect them to, but there may be others.  I'm investigating.


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