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From: Isaac Gouy <igouy2@y...>
Subject: Re: Is OCaml fast?
Richard Jones <rich <at> annexia.org> writes:

> > Note that there is no restriction on "tuning the GC" for regex-dna.
> > 
> > Note that there is no restriction on "tuning the GC" for any task except
> > binary-trees.
> 
> Don't you think this is a pretty ludicrous restriction?
> 
> Tuning the GC / adjusting the size of pools or mallocs is essential
> for optimizing for modern processors.  I bet the C programs are doing
> this, except that it won't obviously be called "tuning the GC"
> although it amounts to precisely the same thing.


What you say would be interesting if you'd taken the trouble to look at the C
programs.