[Haskell-cafe] Regression moving to ghc7

Ivan Lazar Miljenovic ivan.miljenovic at gmail.com
Tue Jun 7 02:35:31 CEST 2011

On 7 June 2011 10:12, tsuraan <tsuraan at gmail.com> wrote:
>> From the #haskell channel, it looks like the horrible speed issue on
>> this code is specific to my system.  I'm re-building ghc7 now
>> (bootstrapping ghc7 with ghc7 instead of ghc6), so maybe that will
>> make something happier.
> FWIW, rebuilding ghc7 using ghc7 as the bootstrapping implementation
> (and disabling the ghcquickbuild option, whatever that does) did give
> me a sane ghc7 that is giving the expected speeds.  So, if anybody
> feels like pointing fingers at anything I could be doing better in my
> program, that's definitely welcome, but the regression part of my
> problem is gone.

Oh, you built with ghcquickbuild?  I don't remember the details, but
if memory serves it disables a lot of optimisations, etc. just to get
GHC built quicker to test that it compiles.  So you probably don't
want that ;-)

Ivan Lazar Miljenovic
Ivan.Miljenovic at gmail.com

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