[Haskell-cafe] speed: ghc vs gcc
xj2106 at columbia.edu
Fri Feb 20 19:16:28 EST 2009
Peter Verswyvelen <bugfact at gmail.com> writes:
> you could even pass it in a test data set to which it must be optimized; after the program is compiled,
> the compiler runs and profiles it, measures the results, and does another pass to make it faster.
> some C++ compilers can already do this (profile based optimization).
Rumor says firefox needs profile based optimization to run
faster. Or it is not a rumor at all.
I guess for all those goodness of haskell, a heavy profile
based optimization should be done and could probably result
in a much faster binary than C++.
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