[Haskell-cafe] will the real quicksort please stand up? (or: sorting a > million element list)

Brent Yorgey byorgey at gmail.com
Mon Oct 22 22:20:12 EDT 2007

> I wonder if there are "tricks" or lore that could be applied to get better
> results or insight.
> t.

Just a quick note, I doubt ghc -e does any optimizations.  You'd probably
get better results by putting these tests in files and compiling with -O2.
In particular I wonder whether that would stop the Prelude sort from blowing
the stack.

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