[Haskell-cafe] Windows vs. Linux x64

Ketil Malde ketil at malde.org
Tue Nov 25 15:39:35 EST 2008

Bartosz Wójcik <bartek at sudety.it> writes:

>>> while working on my resent project I've noticed that my code seems to be
>>> faster under Windows than under Linux x64.

>> Is Windows running in 32 bit? What gcc versions are you using on each
>> system?

> Windows is 32 bit with GHC-6.8.3.
> Linux is 64 bit with GHC-6.10.1.

This corresponds to my experiences - 64 bits is slower, something I've
ascribed to the cost of increased pointer size.

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