How bad is the PowerPC backend?
catamorphism at gmail.com
Mon Feb 9 22:13:42 EST 2009
On 2/9/09, David Brown <haskell at davidb.org> wrote:
> Which CPU is the x86? The modern x86 CPUs (such as Core2) will be
> significantly faster than the PowerPC, even at comparable clock rates.
> Have you just compared even C code tests?
I think that goes a long way towards explaining it... a simple C loop
that I tried runs for 4.5s on the PC and 30s on the Mac. So probably
this isn't GHC's fault.
Thanks for the suggestion.
Tim Chevalier * http://cs.pdx.edu/~tjc * Often in error, never in doubt
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