[Haskell-cafe] Shootout favouring C

Benjamin Franksen benjamin.franksen at bessy.de
Mon Jan 16 16:55:42 EST 2006

On Monday 16 January 2006 21:43, Isaac Gouy wrote:
> --- Daniel Fischer <daniel.is.fischer at web.de> wrote:
> > the Ackermann benchmark, it's very good for C that
> they
> > chose 9 and not a larger value? For 10, we are
> > significantly faster and for 11,12,13, we can run
> > rings around the C-programme
> homepage: "understand that the faster program may
> become the slower program when the workload changes"
> Maybe when there's a working version of this, it'll
> turn out to be the faster program
> http://shootout.alioth.debian.org/debian/benchmark.php?test=ackermann

What is the reason the debian/amd page lists different program versions 
than gentoo/intel page? On the former, ghc fails two tests (downgrading 
it to rank 4), whereas on the latter, it does not and thus has rank 2.


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