[Haskell-cafe] saner shootout programs

Richard Kelsall r.kelsall at millstream.com
Thu May 15 09:23:21 EDT 2008

Bulat Ziganshin wrote:
> Hello Richard,
>> Yes it was just a plausible guess, but not contradicted by the experts.
>> And that was using the Windows version of GHC so other versions may
>> have better optimisation. I don't know how to check, maybe the experts
>> can illuminate the subject?
> note that my letter was not contradicted too LOL
> 1. many experts just don't read this list due to its high traffic,
> write into ghc-users instead

Good point. I have started a thread here


> 2. ghc is too large system and no one know all its details. this
> particular option may be set up 10 years ago and never
> touched/studied by anyone since then. for example, i'm ghc performance
> expert [to some degree], but i don't know anything about its build
> system. all that i can tell is that ghc base library build times don't
> prohibit use of -O2

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