[Haskell-cafe] faster compiling for ghc

David Virebayre dav.vire+haskell at gmail.com
Thu Nov 12 02:22:41 EST 2009

On Thu, Nov 12, 2009 at 7:18 AM, Bulat Ziganshin
<bulat.ziganshin at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hello Evan,
> Thursday, November 12, 2009, 4:02:17 AM, you wrote:
> > Recently the "go" language was announced at golang.org.  There's not a
> > lot in there to make a haskeller envious, except one real big one:
> > compilation speed.  The go compiler is wonderfully speedy.
> are you seen hugs, for example? i think that ghc is slow because it's
> written in haskell and compiled by itself

If I understood, Evan is interested in ideas to speed up compilation.
As far as I know, hugs is an interpreter, not a compiler.

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