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From: jmarant@n...
Subject: Re: [Caml-list] Ocaml efficiency
Xavier Leroy <xavier.leroy@inria.fr> writes:


> One example is software components that take a low-level view of the
> memory (as an untyped collection of bytes or words accessed via
> addresses): memory managers, garbage collectors, device drivers, and
> to some extent virtual machine interpreters.

...

> Caml/C conversions on other data types can be more expensive, though.
> Still, as long as the C function does some real work (e.g. 1000 cycles
> of computation), the overhead of calling it from Caml should be
> negligible.

  Many thanks for all those accurate explainations.

  Cheers,

-- 
Jérôme Marant

http://marant.org
              
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