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

Bulat Ziganshin bulat.ziganshin at gmail.com
Fri Feb 20 19:21:03 EST 2009

Hello John,

Saturday, February 21, 2009, 2:49:25 AM, you wrote:

>> what is "substantial size"? can jhc be used for video codec, i.e.
>> probably no extensions - just raw computations, and thousands or tens
>> of thousands LOCs?

> Perhaps. A bigger issue in practice is that the larger a program is, the
> more likely it is to depend on some library that depends on a ghc
> extension.

this is true for *application* code, but for codec you may have lots of
code that just compute, compute, compute

Best regards,
 Bulat                            mailto:Bulat.Ziganshin at gmail.com

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