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From: Jacques Garrigue <garrigue@k...>
Subject: Re: [Caml-list] Is CVS version of ocaml faster?
From: John Max Skaller <skaller@ozemail.com.au>

> I just built the CVS version of Ocaml
> 
> 	Objective Caml version 3.04+11 (2002-05-16)
> 
> to check out a fix. Felix seems to run correctly now.
> 
> 	***** All 201 tests passed *****

Good

> But .. it seems faster, for example my parser builds in 5 seconds ..
> was 20 seconds. Am I imagining things?

There's a small optimization in the type checker, which can improve
performance if you have lots of mutually recursive types. It's rather
application specific, so I wouldn't say it would improve performance
for everybody, but you can have good surprises. Some exponential cases
become linear.

Jacques Garrigue
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