[Haskell-cafe] compressed pointers?

Bulat Ziganshin bulat.ziganshin at gmail.com
Fri Apr 18 07:46:37 EDT 2008

Hello Ketil,

Friday, April 18, 2008, 10:44:53 AM, you wrote:

> This probably becomes too complicated, but I thought it was
> interesting that the Java people are making use of 32bit pointers on a
> 64bit system, and are seeing a good performance benefit from it.

afaik, C compilers support this model too, so it shouldn't too hard to
compile GHC in such mode. it's a bit like small/large memory models of
those 16-bit x86 systems :)

Best regards,
 Bulat                            mailto:Bulat.Ziganshin at gmail.com

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