[Haskell-cafe] Is there an overview of backend technologies for Haskell?

Roman Cheplyaka roma at ro-che.info
Mon Nov 23 07:58:37 UTC 2015

One interesting comparison paper is Making a Fast Curry:
Push/Enter vs. Eval/Apply for Higher-order Languages

On 11/23/2015 09:53 AM, Joachim Durchholz wrote:
> Hi to all,
> I'm wondering how the various backend technologies are regarded.
> What trade-offs are involved (e.g. spineless-tagless vs. generating
> machine code, seems to be very, very different), what options there
> might be, what the choice would be if a compiler were to be written from
> scratch, that kind of stuff.
> The first two pages of a web search for "Haskell backends" returned only
> references to GHC's LLVM backend. Which was interesting but not an
> overview :-)
> URLs welcome.
> Regards,
> Jo
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