[Haskell-cafe] Windows vs. Linux x64

Don Stewart dons at galois.com
Mon Nov 24 18:43:44 EST 2008

> Is the windows 32 or 64 bit, a while ago, ghc had trouble producing
> efficient binaries for 64 bit intel systems. Something about the
> interaction between gcc and the C it produced created some pessimal
> assembly output. I do not know how much this is still an issue though.
> You could try compiling 32 bit binaries under linux and running them on
> the same machine (they will work on the 64 bit system) and compare the
> results.

I get better code on x86_64/linux than on x86/linux, fwiw, thanks to my
trusty gcc version 4.3.2.

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