[Haskell-cafe] Haskell Speed Myth

Luke Palmer lrpalmer at gmail.com
Sat Aug 23 14:01:30 EDT 2008

2008/8/23 Thomas Davie <tom.davie at gmail.com>:
> Finally, that threading example... WOW! 65 times faster, and the code is
> *really* simple.  The C on the other hand is a massive mess.

I've been wondering about this, but I can't check because I don't have
a multi core cpu.  I've heard GHC's single threaded runtime is very
very good.  What are the results for the threading example when
compiled with -threaded and run with at least +RTS -N2?


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