[Haskell-cafe] Threading and Mullticore Computation

Sebastian Sylvan sebastian.sylvan at gmail.com
Tue Mar 3 12:32:51 EST 2009

On Tue, Mar 3, 2009 at 5:31 PM, <mwinter at brocku.ca> wrote:

> In both runs the same computations are done (sequentially resp.
> parallel), so the gc should be the same. But still using 2 cores is
> much slower than using 1 core (same program - no communication).

Might there not be contention in the allocator/GC that's worsened by having
two threads?
What happens with -O2?
Sebastian Sylvan
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