gb at clozure.com
Sat Apr 9 07:59:56 PDT 2005
On Sat, 9 Apr 2005, Brian Mastenbrook wrote:
> On Apr 9, 2005, at 9:43 AM, David Tolpin wrote:
> > Hi,
> > I have an application which is almost twice slower in OpenMCL than in
> > CLISP (and CMUCL three times faster than CLISP, which is what I
> > expected to see). I thought OpenMCL would be generally faster than
> > CLISP, was I wrong?
> > David
> About the only area that I'd expect to see OpenMCL slower than CLISP is
> in bugnum arithmetic, but the fact that CMUCL is faster than CLISP
> mostly rules that out.
CLISP's bignum arithmetic is mostly written in C (using GMP) and is
indeed often very good.
> How are you running this? Are you compiling the file and loading it?
Everything (well, just about everything) is compiled by default
I suspect that it'd be very hard to know why David Tolpin's code runs
as slowly as it does without having any idea of what it's doing.
> Brian Mastenbrook
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