Fwd: Re: [Haskell-cafe] speed: ghc vs gcc

Bulat Ziganshin bulat.ziganshin at gmail.com
Sat Feb 21 17:09:23 EST 2009

Hello Khudyakov,

Sunday, February 22, 2009, 12:58:59 AM, you wrote:

>> 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.

it supported in gcc4 and icl at least

> I've just remembered another but related approach to optimization. It uses
> genetic algorithm to determine close to the best set of optimization options.

afaik it used widely for tuning parameters of compression algorithms

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

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