Should GHC default to -O1 ?

Sean Leather leather at
Tue Nov 8 17:17:19 CET 2011

On Tue, Nov 8, 2011 at 15:31, Daniel Fischer wrote:

> Often this is because they compiled their programme without optimisations,
> simply recompiling with -O or -O2 yields a decently performing programme.
> So I wonder, should ghc compile with -O1 by default?
> What would be the downsides?

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