[Haskell-cafe] Re: Non-technical Haskell question
jgoerzen at complete.org
Tue Dec 7 09:05:08 EST 2004
On Tue, Dec 07, 2004 at 12:43:27PM +0100, Lennart Augustsson wrote:
> >slightly slower than statically linked ones), but you still have the
> >versioning issue.
> Yay! :) Dynamically linked libraries are slower than statically linked
> ones in just about every implementation I know of. I don't care.
My understanding was that this was mostly limited to x86 platforms.
>From memory, an additional register is consumed when using dynamic
libraries on that platform, and due to its already limited number of
registers, that can mean a hit.
AFAIK, these problems are negligible on many other platforms.
This is just folk knowledge from a few years ago, so please correct me
if I'm wrong.
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