[Haskell-cafe] faster compiling for ghc

Bulat Ziganshin bulat.ziganshin at gmail.com
Thu Nov 12 03:24:21 EST 2009

Hello David,

Thursday, November 12, 2009, 10:22:41 AM, you wrote:

>> 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.

it's impossible to interpret haskell - how can you do type inference?
hugs, like ghci, is bytecode interpreter. the difference is their
implementation languages - haskell vs C

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

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