[Haskell-cafe] Re: String vs ByteString

Bulat Ziganshin bulat.ziganshin at gmail.com
Mon Aug 16 01:33:21 EDT 2010

Hello Bryan,

Sunday, August 15, 2010, 10:04:01 PM, you wrote:

> shared on Friday, and boiled it down to a simple test case: how long does it take to read a 31MB file?
> GNU wc -m:

there are even slower ways to do it if you need :)

if your data aren't cached, then speed is limited by HDD. if your data
are cached, it should be 20-50x faster. try cat >nul

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

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