[Haskell-cafe] Re: speed: ghc vs gcc
manlio_perillo at libero.it
Sat Feb 21 07:52:58 EST 2009
Bulat Ziganshin ha scritto:
> but problem - not mine, but for haskellers, is that some people said
> that ghc can generate code that is as fast as gcc one. it will be
> stupid if someone will start to write say mpeg4 codec and after year
> of work will find that it need 100 Ghz cpu to work.
IMHO, a more viable solution is to write the *parser* in GHC, but use
the raw code written in C.
As an example, I get some problems from mplayer, not caused by the
codec, but by the demuxer and stream parsing.
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