[Haskell-cafe] speed: ghc vs gcc vs jhc

John Meacham john at repetae.net
Fri Feb 20 18:14:25 EST 2009

On Fri, Feb 20, 2009 at 11:52:27PM +0100, Thomas Davie wrote:
> On 20 Feb 2009, at 23:44, Bulat Ziganshin wrote:
>> Hello John,
>> Saturday, February 21, 2009, 1:33:12 AM, you wrote:
>>> Don't forget jhc:
>> i was pretty sure that jhc will be as fast as gcc :) unfortunately,
>> jhc isn't our production compiler
> Why not?  There's nothing stopping you from choosing any Haskell  
> compiler you like.  If jhc gives you the performance you need – use it.

Heh. He probably meant something more like "jhc is not a production
compiler" which is true for a lot of projects. For projects of
substantial size or that require many extensions, jhc falls somewhat
short. It is getting better though. Of course, help is always
appreciated. :)


John Meacham - ⑆repetae.net⑆john⑈

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