Fast Mutable arrays and a general question about IO

Alastair Reid
Mon, 5 May 2003 13:46:52 +0100

On Saturday 03 May 2003 5:08 pm, Ron de Bruijn wrote:
> IOExts is a Hugslibrary. Isn't it much slower than GHC's IOArray?

Just in case there's any confusion.  Hugs' array implementation uses linear 
lists which means that you get linear-time access to arrays in Hugs.  If 
you're using large arrays in Haskell and care about performance, use GHC or 

Alastair Reid

ps Since you were asking about libraries provided by different compilers.  The 
last release of Hugs includes many of the GHC libraries.  Future releases 
will include even more.