[Haskell-cafe] Is Haskell capable of matching C in string processing performance?

Don Stewart dons at galois.com
Fri Jan 22 01:28:00 EST 2010

> Here's the fastest Haskell version I could come up with. It discards
> all error handling, validation, and correctness in the name of
> performance, but still can't get anywhere near C:
> http://hpaste.org/fastcgi/hpaste.fcgi/view?id=16423

Thanks for posting the code.

You're not using bytestrings??

They were invented to deal with the problem of [Char] being a poor
structure for large scale string processing, and you should have no
problem getting C-like string performance.


-- Don

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