[Haskell] Programming language shootout (completing the Haskell
lisper at it.kth.se
Tue Mar 30 08:35:13 EST 2004
>From: John Hughes <rjmh at cs.chalmers.se>
>Actually the cache behaviour of code generated by GHC isn't at all bad.
>I know because I ran a student project a couple of years ago to
>implement cache-friendly optimisations. The first thing they did was
>cache profiling of some benchmarks, and to our surprise we discovered
>the cache behaviour of lazy code is already pretty good. You get a lot
>of structure in the evaluation of lazy code -- it just isn't evident in
>the source code!
John, could you describe in some more detail why the code behaved well
w.r.t. cache performance? I think this is interesting, and what you say is
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