[Haskell-cafe] proposal: HaBench, a Haskell Benchmark Suite

Andy Georges andy.georges at elis.ugent.be
Sun Jan 28 16:36:50 EST 2007

On 28 Jan 2007, at 12:57, Joel Reymont wrote:

> On Jan 28, 2007, at 8:51 AM, Andy Georges wrote:
>> it is nice to know that e.g., Data.ByteString performs as good as  
>> C, but is would be even nicer to see that large, real-life apps  
>> can reach that same performance.
> What about using darcs as a benchmark? I heard people say it's  
> slow. The undercurrent is that it's slow because it's written in  
> Haskell.

I have pondered about that. What would the input set be? And how to  
repeatedly run the benchmark? Should we just have a recording phase?  
Or a diff phase? It seems difficult to have a VC system as a benchmark.

-- Andy

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