[Haskell-cafe] benchmarking pure code

Paul Brauner paul.brauner at loria.fr
Thu Apr 1 07:59:41 EDT 2010

Ok, thank you for all your answers. I'm going to use NFData as advised
by everyone.


On Wed, Mar 31, 2010 at 10:38:50AM -0700, Bryan O'Sullivan wrote:
> On Wed, Mar 31, 2010 at 4:12 AM, Paul Brauner <paul.brauner at loria.fr> wrote:
> > Thank you, I will look at that. But it seems that criterion uses NFData no?
> >
> I do not know of anything wrong with NFData. What you're seeing is much more
> likely to be a bug in either the benchmarking library you're using, or in
> your use of it. Most of the benchmarking frameworks on Hackage are extremely
> dodgy, which was why I wrote criterion.

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