[Haskell-cafe] Can Haskell outperform C++?

Isaac Gouy igouy2 at yahoo.com
Tue May 8 20:03:59 CEST 2012

2012/5/8 Silvio Frischknecht

>Also I challenge anyone to improve one of the haskell programs there. >It'd be cool if we could make haskell get a higher rank. I recently >managed to improve the Fasta algorithm, but not by much. Also I think >the benchmarks don't use llvm flag. It says somewhere that they don't >measure llvm because they don't have time. But I think they are >refering to clang. So maybe someone should tell them to turn on the >llvm flag since it makes a lot of haskell programs faster.

Several GHC versions have come and gone since the Haskell benchmarks game programs were written, so perhaps it is time that a dozen new programs were written to replace those old programs - new programs that take advantage of GHC 7.4.1 and -llvm.

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