[Haskell-cafe] Re: Windows vs. Linux x64

Jon Harrop jon at ffconsultancy.com
Sun Dec 21 06:17:55 EST 2008

On Friday 12 December 2008 13:57:44 Simon Marlow wrote:
>   - it means recompiling *everything*.  It's a complete new way, so you
>     have to make the decision to do this once and for all, or build all
>     your libraries + RTS twice.  In JITed languages they can make the
>     choice at runtime, which makes it much easier.

Is anyone developing a JIT Haskell compiler? The approach has many important 
practical benefits and tools like LLVM are a joy to use...

Dr Jon Harrop, Flying Frog Consultancy Ltd.

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