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Date: 2008-01-09 (17:22)
From: Jon Harrop <jon@f...>
Subject: Re: [Caml-list] ocaml doesn't need to optimize on amd64??
On Wednesday 09 January 2008 14:22:00 Kuba Ober wrote:
> Jon & al,
> why do you think that OCaml doesn't need to do certain
> optimizations on amd64?

OCaml does a (much) better job of code generation on AMD64.

> Or does it apply only to 64 bit mode? 
> I run my benchmarks on amd64 (in 32 bit mode) and OCaml is worse
> off than gcc.

You need to run in 64-bit, of course.

Dr Jon D Harrop, Flying Frog Consultancy Ltd.