[Haskell-cafe] Faster timeout but is it correct?
johan.tibell at gmail.com
Fri Feb 18 02:05:43 CET 2011
On Thu, Feb 17, 2011 at 5:01 PM, Bas van Dijk <v.dijk.bas at gmail.com> wrote:
> willTimeout/old 24.34945 us 1.0 x
> willTimeout/new 26.91964 us 0.9 x (large std dev: 5 us)
> willTimeout/event 12.94273 us 1.9 x :-)
> wontTimeout/old 16.25766 us 1.0 x
> wontTimeout/new 637.8685 ns 25.5 x :-)
> wontTimeout/event 1.565311 us 10.4 x :-)
I find this very surprising. Both new and event eventually ends up
using the event manager in the end. One via threadDelay (which calls
registerTimeout) and one directly via registerTimeout. The difference
should be that "new" also spawns a thread.
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