[Haskell-cafe] Haskell performance question

Dan Piponi dpiponi at gmail.com
Thu Nov 8 14:48:32 EST 2007

On Nov 8, 2007 11:34 AM, Jason Dusek <jason.dusek at gmail.com> wrote:
> Can you show us your compilation options and timings?

I was simply using -O3. I tried a bunch of other flags (copied from
the shootout examples) but they made no appreciable difference.

I was getting about 1.5s for the Haskell program and about 0.08s for
the C one with the same n=10,000,000.

I now see that my ghc is in fact an i386 build whose binary was
downloaded from the ghc binary web page. So I'm going to try to make a
better comparison with a 64 bit 6.8.1. The batteries on my laptop will
probably drop to zero before then however, so it'll be tomorrow at the

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